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  1. Frederick Emmons Terman (/ ˈ t ɜːr m ən /; June 7, 1900 – December 19, 1982) was an American professor and academic administrator. He was the dean of the school of engineering from 1944 to 1958 and provost from 1955 to 1965 at Stanford University . [1]

  2. Stanford Engineering has long been at the forefront of groundbreaking research, education and innovation. Through the development and application of engineering principles across disciplines, we are tackling the major challenges of the 21st century.

  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Lewis_TermanLewis Terman - Wikipedia

    Frederick Terman Lewis Madison Terman (January 15, 1877 – December 21, 1956) was an American psychologist and author. He was noted as a pioneer in educational psychology in the early 20th century at the Stanford Graduate School of Education .

  4. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › InductorInductor - Wikipedia

    Inductors are used extensively in analog circuits and signal processing. Applications range from the use of large inductors in power supplies, which in conjunction with filter capacitors remove ripple which is a multiple of the mains frequency (or the switching frequency for switched-mode power supplies) from the direct current output, to the small inductance of the ferrite bead or torus ...

  5. Frederick Terman states, "The frequency stability and wave-shape form of any common oscillator can be improved by using an automatic-amplitude-control arrangement to maintain the amplitude of oscillations constant under all conditions." In 1937, Larned Meacham described using a filament lamp for automatic gain control in bridge oscillators.

  6. During the 1940s and 1950s, Frederick Terman, as Stanford's dean of engineering and provost, encouraged faculty and graduates to start their own companies. He is credited with nurturing Hewlett-Packard , Varian Associates , and other high-tech firms such as Apple Inc. , Google , etc. in what would become Silicon Valley that grew up around the ...

  7. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Ellen_TernanEllen Ternan - Wikipedia

    Birth and family life. Ellen Ternan was born in Rochester, Kent.She was the third of four children; she had a brother who died in infancy and two sisters named Maria and Frances (later the second wife of Thomas Adolphus Trollope, the brother of Anthony Trollope).

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