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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.

In 2015, Nokia acquired Alcatel-Lucent and Bell Labs officially became Nokia Bell Labs. 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 to see 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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Since the creation of the Bell Labs Prize six months ago, almost 500 applicants submitted their ideas for consideration.
This is the second Bell Labs antenna office and follows the opening of the Israel Bell Labs cloud research facility in May.
Earlier this year, Vodafone Qatar and Alcatel-Lucent signed a joint agreement to take university students for an internship programme at Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs located in Europe and the US.
The fiber optics spans used in the Bell Labs experiment were 100 kilometers (62.
In the next step toward fully understanding the shrinking, the Bell Labs team is trying to mathematically describe the different ways the crystal can vibrate.
The split-up this year of AT&T into three companies also cut up Bell Labs.
The Silicon Valley center will be the third Bell Labs antenna office to open this year, following the opening of the Cambridge video facility in the UK in July, and the Bell Labs virtualization research facility in Israel which opened in May.
Bell Labs is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.
In addition to unveiling the Bell Labs Prize, in recent months Bell Labs also unveiled its plans to open at least three new antenna locations.