Classic Books On Electro-Optics and Circuits In Softcopy

Books on Electro-Optics

  1. Photomultipliers: Their Cause And Cure Part 1
  2. Photomultipliers: Their Cause And Cure Part2 And Front Matter
  3. RCA Photomultiplier Handbook
  4. RCA Electro-Optics Handbook (1974)

MIL-HDBK-141: Optical Design

  1. Table of Contents through Chapter 6 (pdf)
  2. Chapters 7 through 12 (pdf)
  3. Chapters 13 through 16 (pdf)
  4. Chapters 17 through 20 (pdf)
  5. Chapters 21 through 23 (pdf)
  6. Chapter 24 through Index (pdf)

And, courtesy of the good folks at http://any2djvu.djvuzone.org,

  1. Table of Contents through Chapter 6 (djvu format, OCRed)
  2. Chapters 7 through 12 (djvu format, OCRed)
  3. Chapters 13 through 16 (djvu format, OCRed)
  4. Chapters 17 through 20 (djvu format, OCRed)
  5. Chapters 21 through 23 (djvu format, OCRed)
  6. Chapter 24 through Index (djvu format, OCRed)

Books on Early Radio Relevant to Electro-Optics

Many of these are from Peter Millett's fine site, converted to DJVU format using the Any2DJVU server:

  1. Terman, Radio Engineer's Handbook (1943)
  2. RCA, Radiotron Designer's Handbook, 4th Ed.. 1952
  3. ITT, Reference Data for Radio Engineers, 4th Ed., 1956

Books on Early Radio and Vacuum-Tube Technology

  1. Spangenberg, Vacuum Tubes, 1948
  2. Reich, Theory and Applications of Vacuum Tubes
  3. Kohl, Materials Technology for Vacuum Tubes, 1951
  4. Kohl, Materials and Techniques for Electron Tubes (1960)
  5. Herrmann & Wagener, The Oxide-Coated Cathode, Vol 1
  6. Herrmann & Wagener, The Oxide-Coated Cathode, Vol 2
  7. RCA, Electron Tubes, Vol 1 (Collected Papers), 1948
  8. RCA, Electron Tubes, Vol 2 (Collected Papers), 1949

Widlar's Introduction to Solid State Devices

From the Computer History Museum: Chapter 1 Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 5, Chapter 6,
or a combined version converted to DJVU format and OCRed.