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Irving Langmuir

Born: 1881
Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y.

Incandescent electric lamp—Langmuir's major inventions were the high-vacuum electron tube and the gas-filled incandescent lamp. He also contributed to the fields of electronics, plasma physics, atomic, and molecular structure. (1989)

Died: 1957
Alois LangerThe National Inventors Hall of FameErnest Orlando Lawrence

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