From: Tony Williams
Subject: Re: Historical question: negative feedback and the op amp
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 10:31:35 +0000 (GMT)
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Steve Taylor wrote:
> Tony Williams wrote:
> > Williams, F.C., F.J.U Ritson, and T. Kilburn.
> > Journal I.E.E, Vol 93, pp 1275, (1946).
> In a nicely circular journey, Williams and Kilburn of course went on to
> create "Baby" the worlds first stored program computer, using Williams'
> CRT memory storage system. And you can't build a CRT memory without
Which possibly was a development from prewar
work at EMI, on CRTs and television.
Just using this post to correct something; I said
that A.D Blumlein worked for TRE, Malvern. In
fact he was part of an extraordinary team at
EMI, Feltham, which worked on that prewar televison
and were more or less co-opted en masse into
wartime electronics in 1939. Blumlein was killed
in 1942, in a bomber crash not far from TRE, and
not that far from where I am sitting now. Most
of the H2S team were on that plane, and all died.
Info above from an Electronics World article.