Lee De Forest

Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Lee De Forest

United States electrical engineer who in 1907 patented the first triode vacuum tube, which made it possible to detect and amplify radio waves (1873-1961)

References in periodicals archive ?
But the first public radio transmission took place on January 13, 1910 when radio pioneer and electron tube inventor Lee De Forest arranged a broadcast to the public in New York City.