Zworykin, V. Photocells and their application
V. K. Zworykin, E. D Wilson. Photocells and their application
The book presents a historical overview of the work of the early experiments by Hertz, Hallwachs, Rigoni, Stoletow, Elster and Geitel, Lenard and others as well as a comprehensive discussion of the theory of radiation and the photo-emissive effect, the methods of preparing photocells, and a description of the various types of cells.
The latter half of the book is devoted to a modern treatment of the manifold applications of photocells – their use in sound movies, in facsimile transmission, in television and many others of the greatest importance. The book is concluded with a glimpse into the future of photocells, indicating the trend of their possible advancement and improvement.
J. Wiley & Sons
The Rockefeller University, "Zworykin, V. Photocells and their application" (1932). RU Authors. 176.