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1946 - metal lens which can focus radio waves with its designer, Dr. Winston E. Kock of Bell Telephone Laboratories

RADAR LENS

E&MP 103.049

Radar - Parts

April 12-14, 1946

REVOLUTIONARY METAL LENS which can focus radio waves much as an optical lens focusses light is shown with its designer, Dr. Winston E. Kock of Bell Telephone Laboratories.

It is expected to find its most widespread immediate use in microwave radio relay systems such as New York to Boston channel now under construction, which will use lenses of this type.

The lens also holds promise of many other important applications.

1946 - metal lens which can focus radio waves with its designer, Dr. Winston E. Kock of Bell Telephone Laboratories

Original Caption by Science Service
© Bell Telephone Laboratories

Additional Information

Metallic structure for delaying unpolarized waves:
Patent Number: 2,577,619
Filing Date: May 16, 1947
Issue Date: December 4, 1951



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