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The Subminiature Vacuum Tube: The Cycle of Technology

A short documentary of the history of the subminiature vacuum tube. This 16 minute film was produced by the MIT Museum with funding from Raytheon in 1986 for the MIT Industrial Liaison Program. The producer and director was Seichi Tsutsumi of the MIT Industrial Liaison Program. The film may be freely used provided credit to the MIT Museum is supplied.

Comments (8)

Excellent and intesting video about the subminiature tube and application to proximity fuze. Thank you

Posted 6 years by Anonymous User

Excellent historical video….

Posted 6 years by Anonymous User

Thanks for the informative piece of history. But you might want to spell subminiature correctly in the title. After all, you are MIT.

Posted 6 years by Anonymous User

This is an excellent production and will be of great historical value

Posted 6 years by Anonymous User

Excellent historical video. Very well done. I still amazed at the 20,000 g shock rating for AA fuzes! Roger Jones, SMIEEE

Posted 6 years by Anonymous User

A truth, both sad and beautiful.

Posted almost 6 years by Anonymous

I have quite a few of these tubes, and am always obtaining more, especially the actual proximity fuze types. I have built radio receivers and amps using them. They are an interesting item relating to one of my favorite studies, obsolete technology.

Posted almost 6 years by Anonymous

stream not found ….. does not play

Posted 10 months by Anonymous 00:00:00

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