1948 B.S. Electrical Engineering,
University of Washington
1948 ~ 1950 United States Navy
1950 ~ 1956 Research Assistant M.I.T. Research Laboratory for Electronics
Buck worked with
William Papian and
on magnetic core memory for the
1952 M.S. degree Electrical
Engineering from M.I.T.
1952 Address N.B.S Institute for Numerical Analysis on Ferroelectrics for
Digital Information Storage and Switching.
1956 ~ 1958 Instructor in E. E. , M.I.T.
1957 Institute of Radio Engineers awarded
Dr. Buck the Browder J. Thompson Memorial Prize for his paper
on the development of the cryotron, the first miniature electronic
device making use of superconductivity at extremely low temperatures.