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By Marc J. de Vries, Marc J. Vries

For the reason that international warfare I, the Natuurkundig Laboratorium has been a very important middle of business study for Philips, one of many world’s greatest electronics businesses. during this learn, Marc J. de Vries demonstrates how the heritage of the laboratory will help us comprehend very important alterations within the construction and makes use of of expertise within the 20th century. Breaking their learn into 3 sessions, each one characterised via various examine targets and ways, the authors increase this normal historical past with distinct case reports. the end result should be of worth to someone learning the heritage and philosophy of know-how.

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What was known as an Orienterings Commissie (Orientation Committee) was established to discuss the way in which the com34 80 years of research at the philips natuurkundig lab. pany’s product policy should be developed. Lab. was represented in this committee. 5. During this period, the climate for scientific labs was generally positive. Not only industries but also the government recognised the importance of scientific research. In 1930 the TNO organisation for Applied Scientific Research (Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek) was set up by the government.

In 1930 the TNO organisation for Applied Scientific Research (Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek) was set up by the government. Lab. Lab Goal In the early 1920s the Philips company experienced enormous growth. The product portfolio extended from light bulbs to radios and many other products. Lab. play in that diversification? That is the question that will be focused on in this section. ’s research policy? Lab. different from factory laboratories, such as the Philite laboratory, which was mainly involved in testing and control activities?

In particular, Leyden and Utrecht were centres where high-level marc j. de vries 57 physics research was being done. H. J.

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