Among other things, Alvarez is credited
with the development of the microwave beacon, the linear radar antennae,
and ground-controlled radar landing approaches for aircraft.
Invented a radio distance and direction
indicator, a landing system for aircrafts, radar system for locating planes
and co-invented the hydrogen bubble chamber, used to detect subatomic
particles - National Inventors Hall of Fame.
W Alvarez, (1911-1988)
Luis Walter Alvarez was an American
physicist who studied short-lived resonance particles in Bubble Chambers
. Alvarez won the 1968, Nobel Prize in physics for studies. Luis Alvarez's
many inventions demonstrate ingenious applications of physics to other
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