Vladimir Kosma Zworykin

Born: 1889
Birthplace: Murom, Russia

Cathode ray tube—Zworykin invented the iconoscope, a television transmitting tube and the kinescope, a cathode ray tube that projects pictures it receives onto a screen. He also invented an infrared image tube and helped develop an electron microscope. (1977)

Died: 1982

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