10 Facts About Stanley Frankel


Stanley Phillips Frankel was an American computer scientist.

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Stanley Frankel worked in the Manhattan Project and developed various computers as a consultant.

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Stanley Frankel helped develop computational techniques used in the nuclear research taking place at the time, notably making some of the early calculations relating to the diffusion of neutrons in a critical assembly of uranium with Eldred Nelson.

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Stanley Frankel joined the T Division of the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos in 1943.

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Stanley Frankel served as a consultant to Packard Bell Computer on the design of the PB-250 computer.

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Stanley Frankel was contracted to develop a desktopelectronic calculator for Diehl, and moved to West Germany to undertake the project.

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Stanley Frankel published a number of scientific papers throughout his career.

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Unfortunately, Alder's thesis advisor was unimpressed, so Alder and Stanley Frankel delayed publication of their results until 1955, in the Journal of Chemical Physics.

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In September, 1959, Stanley Frankel published a paper in IRE Transactions on Electronic Computers proposing a microwave computer that used travelling-wave tubes as digital storage devices, similar to, but faster than the acoustic delay lines used in the early 1950s.

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Stanley Frankel published a paper on measuring the thickness of soap films in the Journal of Applied Physics in 1966.

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