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Bell Labs

Bell Labs

The research and development center of Alcatel-Lucent, formerly Lucent Technologies and AT&T. One of the most renowned scientific laboratories in the world, many of the major electronic inventions of the modern age were developed at Bell Labs, including the transistor, the laser, solar cell, wavelength optical multiplexing (see DWDM), the Unix operating system and the C programming language. See transistor and laser.


The Real Bell
Alexander Graham Bell was born in Scotland in 1847 and died in 1922. His famous sentence "Mr. Watson. Come here! I want you!" were the first words to travel over a wire, ringing in the birth of electronic communications. (Image courtesy of AT&T.)
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From 1965 to 1970, the abandoned Bell Telephone labs were converted by then-unknown architect Richard Meier into Westbeth, the country's first subsidized housing complex for artists, and the first large-scale adaptive re-use of an industrial building for residential purposes.
He also spent 15 years in the telecom industry at Bell Telephone Labs and Hitachi America involved in switching systems, fax and video conferencing products.
Previously, he held positions as software development manager for Northern Telecom, member of the technical staff with AT&T Bell Telephone Labs and software engineer with Western Electric.
Before joining the Illinois faculty in 1963, Holonyak worked for Bell Telephone Labs where he helped develop silicon-diffused transistor technology.
He was also a research scientist in computer communication at Bell Telephone Labs, as well as a visiting lecturer at Stanford, Berkeley and University of Maryland.
Clary has over 30 years experience in starting and growing high-tech business at Bell Telephone Labs and Research Triangle Institute (RTI).
He started his career at Bell Telephone Labs focusing on the systems engineering and design of complex software-controlled telecommunications systems.