Vladimir K. Zworykin

by Chris Juried

Les Flory and Vladimir Zworykin Examine an Experimental Iconoscope Tube.

Walter Bruch working for Telefunken at the “television gun” in 1936 inside the Berlin Olympic Stadium during the Olympic Games.

Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin (July 29, 1888 – July 29, 1982) was a Russian-merican inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Zworykin invented a television transmitting and receiving system employing cathode ray tubes. He played a role in the practical development of television from the early thirties, including charge storage-type tubes, infrared image tubes and the electron microscope.

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