In the labor people's name: Development of 60-kW magnetrons in the artificial famine plagued Ukraine in the early 1930's

  title={In the labor people's name: Development of 60-kW magnetrons in the artificial famine plagued Ukraine in the early 1930's},
  author={Alexander I. Nosich and Alexei A. Kostenko},
  journal={2010 International Conference on the Origins and Evolution of the Cavity Magnetron},
  • A. Nosich, A. A. Kostenko
  • Published 19 April 2010
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  • 2010 International Conference on the Origins and Evolution of the Cavity Magnetron
The emergence and formation of microwave, electronics and radar community in Ukraine had been closely tied to the invention and development of original high-power decimeter-wave split-anode magnetrons in Kharkov in the 1920-30's. Navigating their lives and research between the deadly Orwellian torrents of the early USSR, the scientists had to close their eyes on the politically motivated famine, which was devastating Ukrainian countryside. Both microwave research and development and food… 
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