Alford, Andrew

Alford, Andrew

(1904–  ) electrical engineer, inventor; born in Samara, Russia. He graduated from the University of California in 1924 and held engineering posts at Harvard and in private industry. His main work involved the development of antennas for radio navigation and instrument landing systems. His best-known invention is the "Alford Loop" antenna.
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The riders, Simon Rogers, Mark Vickers, John Alford, Andrew Godfrey and Andy Davey will then make their way to Land's End in one day so they can begin their week-long ride for the MS Society.
Red) Alford, Andrew Granville, and Carl Pomerance, also highlights the intrinsic inadequacy of certain types of tests employed within various widely used commercial computer programs for rapidly verifying that a given number is prime.