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Hedy Lamarr
Famous movie star and inventor.

John W Lambert
America's first gasoline-powered automobile was the 1891 Lambert car.

Edwin Herbert Land
The history of polaroid photography.

Samuel Pierpont Langley
Aviation innovator.

Irving Langmuir
Invented the incandescent electric lamp and the high-vacuum electron tube.

Lewis Howard Latimer
Invented the water closet for railroad cars, an electric lamp with an inexpensive carbon filament and a threaded wooden socket for light bulbs.

Imants Lauks
Canadian, Imants Lauks invented the silicon chip blood analyzer in 1986.

Ernest Orlando Lawrence
Invented the cyclotron, a device that greatly increased the speed with which projectiles could be hurled at atomic nuclei.

William P Lear
Invented the eight track tape. The history of car radios.

Hugh Le Caine
Music synthesizer invented by Hugh Le Caine in 1945.

Robert S Ledley
Received a patent for diagnostic X-Ray scanner or Cat-Scan.

Joseph Lee
Patented two machines for the food service industry.

Antony Van Leeuwenhoek
Invented the first practical microscope.

Jerome Lemelson
One of the most prolific American of all history and received countless patents.

Dr. Julius Edgar Lilienfeld
Lilienfeld received a patent for a method of cryogenic separation of gases in 1915. He received patents for X-Ray tube technology, point junction transistors, and numerous other inventions.

James Bowman Lindsay
He made early progress on several innovations which were not fully developed until long after his death, including the electric light bulb, wireless telegraphy, and arc-welding. The history of welding.

Ed Link
Father of flight simulation who received a patent on a device he called the "Pilot Maker". 

Pierre Lorillard
Invented the tuxedo.

John Lee Love
Love's invention was the very simple and portable pencil sharpener that many artists use today.

Ada Lovelace
Wrote a scientific paper in 1843 that anticipated the development of computer software artificial intelligence and computer music.

Edward Lowe
Made the trademark name "Kitty Litter" a part of the American vocabulary.

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