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  Bell Labs
As part of the new Alcatel-Lucent innovation engine, Bell Labs is poised to help define the next generation of communications technology.
Bell Labs innovations enable Alcatel-Lucent to deliver leading products, solutions and services that meet our customers' mission-critical needs.
Bell Labs innovations have played a pivotal role in inventing – or perfecting – many key communications technologies in use today.
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 Bell Labs Computing Sciences Research Center
The new home page is at www.bell-labs.com and the following material is kept only for archival purposes.
We are part of Bell Labs, innovating for Lucent Technologies.
Doug McIlroy presented a nice lecture on the history of computing at Bell Labs.
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over the past few years by Jan Hendrik Schön and coworkers at Lucent Technology's Bell Labs.
The suspicious pattern was flagged by Harvard chemistry professor Charles M. Lieber and physics professors Lydia Sohn of Princeton, Paul L. McEuen of Cornell, and others, who notified the relevant journals and Bell Labs management of the similarities.
Upon learning of the issue, Murray notes, Bell Labs responded immediately by establishing an external scientific review panel.
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 Bell Labs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At its peak, Bell Labs was the premier facility of its type, developing a range of revolutionary technologies including the transistor, laser, and the UNIX operating system.
The transistor was invented at Bell Labs in 1947.
In 2003, the New Jersey Nanotechnology Laboratory is the successor to Bell Laboratories at Murray Hill, New Jersey.
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 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Bell Labs -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bell Telephone Laboratories or Bell Labs was originally the research and development arm of the Bell System[?], developing everything from telephone switches to specialized coverings for telephone cables, to the transistor.
Bell Labs was 50 percent owned by Western Electric, and 50 percent owned by AT&T. The work done by Bell Labs was broadly divided into three categories: research, systems engineering and development.
In 1933, Karl Jansky in his work for Bell Labs investigating the origins of static on long distance communications, discovered that radio waves were being emitted from the centre of the Galaxy - the founding of Radio astronomy, though Bell did not pursue this, being more focussed on the problems of telecommunications.
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 Bell Labs scientists usher in new era of molecular-scale electronics
The multidisciplinary Bell Labs team used the tiny organic transistors, which are roughly a million times smaller than a grain of sand, to build a voltage inverter - an electronic circuit that converts a "0" to a "1' or vice versa.
The Bell Labs researchers were able to overcome these hurdles by using a self-assembly technique and a clever design in which the electrodes were shared by many molecular-scale transistors.
Bell Labs has generated more than 28,000 patents since 1925 and has played a pivotal role in inventing or perfecting key communications technologies, including transistors, digital networking and signal processing, lasers and fiber-optic communications systems, communications satellites, cellular telephony, electronic switching of calls, touch-tone dialing, and modems.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2001-10/ltl-bls101501.php   (1033 words)

 Bell Labs to set up arm in Bangalore
Rastogi is a Bell Labs Fellow and is active in the field of databases.
The mission of Bell Labs Research, India will be to conduct fundamental research in scientific fields related to computing and communications software and to create the underlying technology innovations that will enable telecom service providers to deploy and manage high-speed, highly reliable networks.
This high-profile lab will be looking for researchers with core expertise in computer algorithms, networking (data, optical, wireless), network management, and data management and analysis and these professionals will be expected to carry out basic and applied research in disciplines related to computer systems and theory, and implement software prototypes incorporating novel research ideas.
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 WSJ.com - At Bell Labs, Hard Times Take Toll on Pure Research
Bell Labs is a "national tragedy," says Charles Vest, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Some inside the Labs say that its new focus on applied research is a necessary change, given that scientists used to joke that they didn't know why the company was paying for their work in the first place.
Bell Labs ranked each of the units, based on quality of research and relevance to the company.
www.signallake.com /innovation/052303AtBellLabsHardTimesTakeTollonPureResearch.htm   (2274 words)

 Lucent - Country Center - Netherlands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bell Labs Europe NL is part of Lucent Bell Laboratories, the research and development arm of Lucent Technologies.
Bell Labs Europe NL is actively participating in setting trends in standardization bodies leading to the development of prototypes and novel architectures for the deployment of multimedia IP services (Voice, Video, etc).
Bell Labs Europe NL prototypes novel elements and technologies used for network management, which are able to manage and provision service across multi-technology, multi-vendor networks.
www.lucent.nl /bell-labs   (773 words)

 Bell Labs Technologies
Bell Labs is a pioneer in wireless research and many of its innovations form the backbone of today’s mobile networks.
Bell Labs is designing strategies that protect Alcatel-Lucent's customers' critical infrastructures from disasters and attacks, developing products that help secure networks, databases and key information against hackers and corruption, and integrating features into Alcatel-Lucent’s products that make them some of the most reliable and secure solutions in the market.
Bell Labs leverages its extensive expertise in computer science to produce a wide variety of both open source and licensable tools that aid software and application developers in creating custom applications and services more efficiently, productively, and accurately.
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 Bell Labs History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Bell Labs-developed Unix operating system made large-scale networking of diverse computing systems - and thus the Internet - practical; C and C++ are the world's most widely used programming languages.
Bell Labs software is a key enabler of communications services, providing thousands of features in Lucent's switches and network elements; Bell Labs-developed network management and operations systems support billions of phone calls and data connections each day.
Bell Labs was the first institution to receive the U.S. National Medal of Technology, which also has been awarded to eight individuals for their contributions at Bell Labs.
jc-cond-mat.bell-labs.com /about/history   (387 words)

 Inventor Alexander Graham Bell Biography
Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland, and educated at the universities of Edinburgh and London.
This compelling biography of a true scientific visionary charts the course of Bell's remarkable life, showing how his early studies of speech and sound and his experience as an instructor of the deaf--the occupation that he considered to be his true life's work--led to his invention.
Bell was one of the cofounders of the National Geographic Society, and he served as its president from 1896 to 1904.
www.ideafinder.com /history/inventors/bell.htm   (1554 words)

 January 10, 2006 - Bell Labs Awarded Technical Grammy - Photonics.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MURRAY HILL, N.J., Jan. 10, 2006 -- Bell Labs, the research and development arm of Lucent Technologies, today announced it was awarded a technical Grammy by The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for its contributions to the recording field.
Current research and development at Bell Labs include audio as part of a blended multimedia experience; work on new digital compression technologies for delivering music and other medias over a wide variety of networks and devices; nano-based "micro-microphones" for dynamically directional, high-quality sound recording; and flexible and tunable hypersensitive recording arrays for improved sound capture.
"Bell Labs continues to be laser-focused on communication innovations, the fruits of which continue to enrich our everyday lives by providing continual improvements for how we create, capture and enjoy digital entertainment such as music," said Sid Ahuja, vice president of Software Media Research, which oversees current multimedia, digital entertainment, acoustics and speech research efforts.
www.photonics.com /todaysheadlines/XQ/ASP/QX/article.asp?id=6064   (463 words)

 Reckoners Chapter 4   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bell Labs paralleled IBM's building of the Mark I in its first steps into the large-scale computer world: both considered the computer as being far outside their normal sphere of business, but both entered that field and built computers that contributed to the war effort.
Bell Labs built one more machine, the Model VI, which was a simpler version of the Model V. The Model VI was the only relay machine besides the Complex Number Computer that they kept for their own use; the others were for the military.
Bell Labs had a lot of capital invested in their relay technology; they embarked on a plan of slow and gradual replacement by transistors as the relay circuits wore out.
www.computerhistory.org /collections/DocumentArchive/Documents/Books/Reckoners/Reckoners-ch-4.html   (11419 words)

 Scientific fraud found at Bell Labs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By LINDA A. -- A series of extraordinary advances claimed by scientists at Bell Labs are based on fraudulent data, a committee investigating the matter reported yesterday.
Bell Labs is the research arm of Lucent, which makes telecommunications gear; the labs used to be part of AT&T. The research involved work by Schon and other scientists in the fields of superconductivity, molecular electronics and molecular crystals, which could bring improvements to computers and telecommunications in a decade or more.
The committee's 125-page report, submitted to Bell Labs late Tuesday, concludes that Schon did not maintain proper laboratory records, and devices that might have been used to confirm his results were all either damaged or discarded.
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 Sound Recording Research at Bell Labs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After John Stone from the Boston Bell Labs arranged a demonstration of the de Forest tube Oct. 30, 1912, Arnold started his amplifier research project.
1925 - Henry C. Harrison at Bell Labs developed a matched-impedance recorder to improved the frequency range from the previous narrow 250-2,500 cycles range of acoustic recorders to a wider range of 50-6,000 cycles using the condenser mic, tube amp, balanced-armature speaker, and a rubber-line acoustic recorder with a long tapered horn.
After a series of disappointing radio broadcasts by NBC of his orchestra in 1930-31 that failed to achieve the high quality of reproduction Stokowski was seeking, he helped Bell Labs set up a test room at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.
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 Physics Today July 2002
As soon as outside scientists called these similarities to the attention of Bell Labs management, Cherry Murray, senior vice president of physical-sciences research, appointed a special committee to explore whether the figures are evidence of scientific misconduct.
He began applying oxide layers to the Bell Labs crystals in Konstanz while waiting for his US visa, and he later continued to use the same sputtering machine because of his familiarity with it.
When asked whether it was appropriate to include members from Bell Labs or related institutions, he answered that there are precedents for such members: The benefit of including them is to help other committee members understand the institution under investigation and to lend legitimacy for the researchers from that institution.
www.aip.org /pt/vol-55/iss-7/p15.html   (1445 words)

 Lucent Bell Labs Australia: PKS Low-power synthesis helped cut power consumption by 30%
Bell Labs Australia is now using the tool to reduce power consumption on two more designs.
Bell Labs Australia, headquartered in Sydney, is home to the Wireless Research and Development facility, which is comprised of a research team of more than 20 dedicated research scientists and development engineers.
The lab's pure wireless research facility is the only one of its type in Australia, and the wireless research team alone has 28 patents to its credit (awarded, pending, or waiting to be filed).
www.cadence.com /company/success_stories/success.aspx?xml=lucent1_ss   (886 words)

 Lucent - Bell Labs - Feature - Bell Labs at Forefront of Government Communications Solutions
"Bell Labs is at the forefront of creating solutions that greatly enhance the communications capabilities of our government customers," said Rick Miller, senior vice president in Lucent's Government Solutions group.
Under one of the contracts, Bell Labs and the New Jersey Nanotechnology Consortium (NJNC) at Bell Labs are conducting research and developing new laser-based technologies for communicating huge amounts of high-speed data over long distances -- between earth and satellites, or from airplane to airplane, for example.
Mike Geller, vice president, Bell Labs Government Communications Lab, and his team will aid in delivering a scalable prototype system using some of the new technologies Bishop and his group are developing.
jc-cond-mat.bell-labs.com /news/2004/july/defense_comm.html   (576 words)

 Bell Labs - The Transistor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Bell Labs is the birthplace of the Transistor, inventing the device that led to a communications revolution.
Bell Laboratories' germanium junction transistor was fabricated in 1950
"Birthplace of the Transistor" - Bell Labs 1953 advertisement of the invention of the transistor.
www.bellsystemmemorial.com /belllabs_transistor.html   (873 words)

 Bell Labs: Table of Contents | Macmillan Computer Sciences: Foundations
Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc. was founded in 1925 as the research and development (R&D) branch of the Bell System.
The research performed at Bell Labs was the world's best, especially between the 1940s and the 1970s.
Many Bell Labs personnel were transferred to Bellcore before Bellcore split from Bell Labs in 1984.
www.bookrags.com /research/bell-labs-csci-01   (625 words)

 Lucent Technologies' Bell Labs Officially Opens Research Centre in Ireland
Bell Labs anticipates that the centre will employ approximately 40 researchers when it is fully staffed, adding to Lucent's current total of 575 employees in Ireland.
"Bell Labs is admired throughout the world for its groundbreaking achievements in science and research that have truly shaped the way we live," said Mike Devane, managing director for Lucent in Ireland.
Backed by Bell Labs research and development, Lucent uses its strengths in mobility, optical, software, data and voice networking technologies, as well as services, to create new revenue-generating opportunities for its customers, while enabling them to quickly deploy and better manage their networks.
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 Physics Today July 2002
As soon as outside scientists called these similarities to the attention of Bell Labs management, Cherry Murray, senior vice president of physical-sciences research, appointed a special committee to explore whether the figures are evidence of scientific misconduct.
He began applying oxide layers to the Bell Labs crystals in Konstanz while waiting for his US visa, and he later continued to use the same sputtering machine because of his familiarity with it.
When asked whether it was appropriate to include members from Bell Labs or related institutions, he answered that there are precedents for such members: The benefit of including them is to help other committee members understand the institution under investigation and to lend legitimacy for the researchers from that institution.
www.physicstoday.org /vol-55/iss-7/p15.html   (1445 words)

 Wired 3.04: What Does a Nobel Prize for Radio Astronomy Have to Do with Your Telephone?
Or has Bell Labs conceded its preeminence in basic science, opting instead for the kinds of business-driven technological innovations that can come to term in months instead of years or decades; has the institution opted, in other words, against the lightness of the scientific and toward the gravitational pull of the commercial?
Lucky, who served at Bell Labs for 31 years, is one of a number of "old-timers" who longs for "the golden years," believing that "the spirit has gone out of the place, a spirit whose passing people mourn."
But with a new president, Daniel Stanzione, just beginning his administration, Lucky and others wonder if Bell Labs is not necessarily in for a downsizing or a restructuring that will see an increasing number of scientists attached directly to business units rather than remaining in independent research groups.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/3.04/bell.labs.html?pg=3&topic=   (611 words)

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