Reports, 1941-1975.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Laboratory for Insulation Research. Reports, 1941-1975.

Reports, 1941-1975.

Technical and progress reports document work done in the Laboratory for the National Defense Research Committee during World War II and while under contract to the U.S. Office of Naval Research (1946-1975). Other funding came from the Army Signal Corps and the Air Force. Topics include conduction and electric strength of materials, dielectric spectroscopy, crystal physics, ferroelectrics and magnetics, ceramics, chemistry, theory, and instrumentation and device design. Also contains a chronological listing (1937-1965) of laboratory publications.

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