James L. Flanagan
Sustained leadership and outstanding contributions in speech technology.
Fundamental contributions to the science and technology of lasers and optoelectronics, and for leadership in research and development of photonics and lightwave communication systems.
Alfred Y. Cho
Seminal contributions to the development of molecular beam epitaxy.
Amos E. Joel, Jr.
Fundamental contributions to and leadership in telecommunications switching systems.
C. Kumar N. Patel
Fundamental contributions to quantum electronics, including the carbon dioxide laser and the spin-flip Raman laser.
John Wilder Tukey
Contributions to the spectral analysis of random processes and the fast Fourier transform algorithm.
Fundamental contributions to filtering and signal processing leading to chirp radar.
Invention of the junction transistor, the analog and the junction field - effect transistor, and the theory underlying their operation.
H. Earl Vaughan
Vision, technical contributions and leadership in the development of the first high - capacity pulse-code-modulation time-division telephone switching system.
John R. Pierce
Pioneering concrete proposals and the realization of satellite communication experiments, and for contributions in theory and design of traveling wave tubes and in electron beam optics essential to this success.
Major contribution to world - wide communication through the conception of the traveling wave tube embodying a new principle of amplification.
Profound contributions to the understanding of the conductivity of solids, to the invention of the transistor, and to the microscopic theory of superconductivity.
Charles H. Townes
Significant contributions in the field of quantum electronics which have led to the maser and the laser.
Claude E. Shannon
Development of a mathematical theory of communication which unified and significantly advanced the state of the art.
George C. Southworth
Pioneering contributions to microwave radio physics, to radio astronomy, and to waveguide transmission.
Fundamental contributions to a quantitative understanding of thermal noise, data transmission and negative feedback.
Spectrum of radio frequencies, leadership.
Contributions to radio, IRE leadership
Oscillating circuits, triode tubes, information transmission
Radio telephony, international radio coordination
Crystal detectors, antennas, wave propagation, atmospherics
John Stone Stone
Contributions to the radio art