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Brody, T. Peter (Thomas Peter), 1920-2011

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1920 - 2011

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

T. Peter Brody papers

 Collection
Accession: 2532
Abstract:

Thomas Peter Brody (1920-2011) was a theoretical physicist whose work in tunnel diodes and semiconductor device theory resulted in numerous electronic uses for thin film technology, eventually leading to his invention of active matrix flat panel display technology, or liquid crystal display (LCD) technology. The collection describes Dr. Brody's education, personal and professional character, scientific achievements, business successes and disappointments, as well as personal praise. Included are lecture notes, private and professional correspondence, research studies, patents, contracts, business records, and other documents related to Dr. Brody's career and the development of LCD technology.

Dates: 1915-2011