Newsletter ABINEE

Edição 668 - 09/março/2012 - 15h00

The Electron Age: 100 years of progress in electronics

The journal “A Eletrônica em  Foco” and the Instituto Maria de Oliveira “ an institution devoted for the study and preservation of the memory of radio, overing the evolution of the Electronic science over the entirely years of the XX century.
In its 12 chapters written in a chronological way having as a background the  main active components: the thermionic valve, as over 50 years was a reliable detector, oscillator, rectifier, modulator, amplifier and later on the solid-state, from transistor to the chip, describing the saga of the  Electron age  which, culminate in the birth of: the incandescent lamp, telegraph, radio, television, radar, telephone and the computer arisen the fantastic panorama of modern world society.
Besides the book led the reader to the importance in understanding the historical fundamentals involved in the technical and scientific conquering of the past, which certainly arises a perennial intellectual mood rather than an empty erudition or a pure literary amusement. In this way the book is aimed to: engineers, technicians, teachers, students as well as the general public interested in the matter.
Following this editorial approach it has been author’s intention to publish a second volume entitled: A IDADE DO ELETRON 100 ANOS DE PROGRESSO DA ELETRONICA NO BRASIL. The Electron Age 100 Years of Progress of Electronics in Brazil when it will be commented many scientific and technical aspects involved in the present status of the Brazilian development in this important field of human knowledge.  
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