Quate, Calvin F., 1923-

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Calvin F. Quate earned his degrees in electrical engineering at the University of Utah (B.S., 1944) and Stanford University (Ph.D., 1950). He joined the Stanford faculty in 1961 as professor in the applied physics and electrical engineering departments, serving two terms as chair of the department of applied physics. He was Associate Dean of Humanities and Sciences from 1972-1974 and 1982-1983. In 1988 he received the IEEE's Medal of Honor for the invention of the scanning acoustic microscope.

From the description of C. F. Quate papers, circa 1961-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 497929057

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Acoustic microscopes
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Birth 1923-12-07

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