Reference numberMS/838
TitleThe Scanner Research in the Central Research Laboratory of EMI
DescriptionNotes by W E Ingham describing 'the true nature of the X-ray research carried out by Godfrey Hounsfield in creating the X-ray scanner. The notes also cover the little known but massive involvement of Godfrey and his team in assisting the newly formed EMI Medical Division whilst, at the same time, still continuing their research in the Research Laboratory. The difficult conditions under which Hounsfield worked make the magnitude of his achievement even greater.

'The notes are not a comprehensive history, but they provide a record of some of the key events that may be known only to the Director of the Central Research Laboratory (CRL) and a few others, before the information is lost.'
Extent15 pages [1 MS Box, Small ]
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4450Hounsfield; Sir; Godfrey Newbold (1919 - 2004)1919 - 2004
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