Dudley A. Buck 1927 ~ 1959
Official Website Authorized by the Estate
In 1956, Life Magazine(r) ran a
full-page photograph of
Dudley Buck which illustrated
This cryotron above has 78 turns for the control winding, approximately 30 mm long.
Close-up view of four cryotrons in a circuit called a 'step oscillator'. The control coils are wound with 0.003 inch diameter niobium wire. The gate wire is tantalum.