The Rise and Fall of American Technology

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A123 Systems, 164
Accelerometer, 24
Active Pixel Sensor, 51
Adams, Edward Dean, 86
Advanced Research Projects Agency, 11, 90, 108, 118, 192
Air Force
Aeronautics Research Laboratory, 90
Research Laboratory, 52
Weapons Research Laboratory, 90
Alexander, L.A., 76
Allgood, Greg, 162
America Online, 130
Association for the Advancement of Science, 60, 111, 182, 188, 191, 198
Radio Telephone, 109
Superconductor, 164
Amorphous, 23, 50
Andreesen, Marc, 109
Angiography, 50
Angioplasty, Eximer Laser System, 51
Anschutz-Kaempfe, Hermann, 79
Apollo Program, 90, 120
Apple Corporation, 26, 49–50, 92, 110, 123124, 135, 174
Applied research, 16–17, 60–62, 113, 120, 127
Arcadia Biosciences, 169, 197–198
Armstrong, Edwin, 68
Ballistics Research laboratory, 90
Night Vision Laboratory, 90
Research Laboratory, 52, 90
Arnold, Lyle J., 165
ARPA, 108
ARPANET, 2, 35–36, 108–109
Artemisinin, 168
Artificial larynx, 48
Astor, John Jacob, 86
AT&T, 8, 13, 21, 37, 40, 48, 71–72, 89, 121122, 175, 177–178
Atkinson, Robert D., 132, 193
Atomic Bomb, 85, 90, 101–102, 190
Audiffren, Marcel, 81
Audion, 78
Avery, Oswald, 104

Backus, John, 48
Baran, Paul, 108
Bardeen, John, 8, 44, 47, 113, 183–184, 187
Basic research, 16–17, 60–64, 91, 98, 105, 113, 115–116, 118, 120–121, 127, 137, 175–178
Bechtolsheim, Andy, 123
Becker, Joseph, 47
Becquerel, Edmund, 13, 31
Alexander Graham, 7, 45–46, 76, 186


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