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Pressley, Robert J.
Oral history interview with Robert J. Pressley, 1985 May 30.
Robert Pressley was Director of Research and Development from 1971, and then Vice-President for Research, and Corporate Vice-President of Holobeam, a firm founded in 1968, which manufactured commercial lasers. Pressley touches on his prior work at Radio Corporation of America. He discusses the founding of Holobeam, the production of Nd:YAG lasers, work on custom-built units, and Holobeam's standardized resistance trimmers. Pressley also provides a little information on the research atmosphere at Holobeam, and on the company's financial fortunes.
Pressley, Robert J.
Radio Corporation of America.
Lasers.
Lasers -- History.
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Interviews. aat
Holobeam.
Weart, Spencer R., 1942- interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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