Skip to main content

The Bell System Technical Journal (1922-1983)

The scientific discoveries and technological innovations produced by Bell System research and engineering were critical not only to the evolution of global telecommunications but, more widely, they had a considerable impact on the technological base of the global economy and, indeed, on our daily lives.



rss RSS

4,426
RESULTS


Show sorted alphabetically

Show sorted alphabetically

SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Published
Creator
Bell System Technical Journal, 6: 1. January 1927 pp 18-26. Toll Switchboard No. 3. (Davidson, J.)
Topics: toll, cord, switchboard, relay, switching, relays, ringing, circuit, composite, trunk, cord...
Bell System Technical Journal, 48: 5. May-June 1969 pp 1249-1292. The Chirp z-Transform Algorithm and Its Application. (Rabiner, Lawrence R.; Schafer, Ronald W. ; Rader, Charles M.)
Topics: fourier, transform, chirp, discrete, algorithm, samples, frequency, contour, fast, magnitude,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 27: 3. July 1948 pp 379-423. A Mathematical Theory of Communication. (Shannon, C.E.)
Topics: log, probability, channel, entropy, source, probabilities, sequences, symbols, discrete, sequence,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 39: 4 July 1960 pp 745-808. The Theory and Design of Chirp Radars (Klauder, J.R.; Price, A.C.; Darlington, S.; Albersheim, W.J.)
Topics: signal, chirp, pulse, frequency, network, weighting, amplitude, radars, output, linear, system...
Bell System Technical Journal, 7: 3. July 1928 pp 535-563. Transmission of Information. (Hartley, R.V.L.)
Topics: transmission, selections, symbols, wave, steady, transmitted, system, frequency, technical journal,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 24: 1. January 1945 pp 46-156. Mathematical Analysis of Random Noise . (Rice, S.O.)
Topics: noise, probability, random, function, sin, journal, spectrum, frequency, density, band, random...
Bell System Technical Journal, 57: 6. July-August 1978 pp 1899-1904. UNIX Time-Sharing System: Forward. (McIlroy, M.D.; Pinson, E.N.; Tague, B.A.)
Topics: unix, system, operating, programs, bell, programming, software, tools, language, program, operating...
Bell System Technical Journal, 35: 4. July 1956 pp 917-926. A New Interpretation of Information Rate. (Kelly, J.L., Jr.)
Topics: bets, gambler, log, transmitted, exponential, probability, rate, symbol, transmission,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 57: 6. July-August 1978 pp 1905-1929. The UNIX Time-Sharing System. (Ritchie, D.M.; Thompson, K.)
Topics: file, system, unix, user, program, files, directory, command, device, programs, operating system,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 27: 3. July 1948 pp 446-472. Spectra of Quantized Signals. (Bennett, W.R.)
Topics: signal, frequency, quantizing, quantized, signals, band, distortion, sampling, input, spectra,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 27: 4 October 1948 pp 623-656. A Mathematical Theory of Communication (Shannon, C.E.)
Topics: entropy, log, ensemble, probability, functions, power, noise, theorem, function, continuous,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 20: 4. October 1941 pp 415-433. The History of Electrical Resonance. (Blanchard, Julian)
Topics: resonance, electrical, patent, circuit, spark, leyden, condenser, alternating, discharge, current,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 3: 2. April 1924 pp 324-346. Certain Factors Affecting Telegraph Speed. (Nyquist, H.)
Topics: wave, current, signal, rectangular, telegraph, voltage, frequency, codes, morse, sine, technical...
Bell System Technical Journal, 35: 4. July 1956 pp 767-811. The Effect of Surface Treatments on Point-Contact Transistor Characteristics. (Forster, J.H.; Miller, L.E.)
Topics: surface, forming, transistor, collector, emitter, unformed, formed, germanium, current, etched,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 28: 4. October 1949 pp 656-715. Communication Theory of Secrecy Systems. (Shannon, C.E.)
Topics: key, secrecy, message, systems, probabilities, system, equivocation, cryptogram, messages, cipher,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 29: 3. July 1950 pp 295-342. Principles and Applications of Waveguide Transmission. (Southworth, George C.)
Topics: wave, force, electric, transmission, waves, waveguide, lines, magnetic, vector, reflection,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 34: 5. September 1955 pp 1045-1079. A Method for Synthesizing Sequential Circuits. (Mealy, George H.)
Topics: circuit, circuits, input, method, table, rule, combination, sequential, equivalence, synthesis,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 37: 3. May 1958 pp 711-718. Measurement of Sheet Resistivities with the Four-Point Probe. (Smits, F.M.)
Topics: resistivities, resistivity, probe, infinite, voltage, finite, measurement, sheet, sample,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 30: 1. January 1951 pp 50-64. Prediction and Entropy of Printed English. (Shannon, C.E.)
Topics: entropy, prediction, text, frequencies, probabilities, probability, letters, letter, rectangular,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 10: 4. October 1931 pp 656-683. Developments in Short-Wave Directive Antennas. (Bruce, E.)
Topics: antenna, antennas, directive, horizontal, wire, vertical, tilt, signal, directivity, wave, vertical...
Bell System Technical Journal, 3: 3. July 1924 pp 400-408. The Transmission Unit and Telephone Transmission Reference Systems. (Martin, W.H.)
Topics: ratio, transmission, power, unit, cable, corresponding, standard, circuit, output, telephone,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 28: 3. July 1949 pp 435-489. The Theory of p-n Junctions in Semiconductors and p-n Junction Transistors. (Shockley, W.)
Topics: current, holes, transition, diffusion, equation, potential, recombination, hole, electron,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 36: 6. November 1957 pp 1389-1401. Shortest Connection Networks And Some Generalizations. (Prim, R.C.)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: shortest, terminal, connection, network, labelled, terminals, spanning, subtree, fragment,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 2: 3. July 1923 pp 101-111. Permalloy, A New Magnetic Material of Very High Permeability. (Arnold, H.D.; Elmen, G.W.)
Topics: permalloy, permeability, magnetic, cent, properties, magnetizing, alloys, nickel, alloy,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 27: 3. July 1948 pp 510-588. The Evolution of the Quartz Crystal Clock. (Marrison, Warren A.)
Topics: quartz, frequency, crystal, resonator, oscillator, clocks, pendulum, clock, bell, accuracy, quartz...
Bell System Technical Journal, 7: 4. October 1928 pp 639-707. The Practical Application of the Fourier Integral. (Campbell, George A.)
Topics: coefficient, exp, fourier, integral, pairs, cisoidal, unit, pair, erfc, impulse, bell system, unit...
Bell System Technical Journal, 36: 3. May 1957 pp 593-626. Radio Propagation Fundamentals. (Bullington, Kenneth)
Topics: transmission, antenna, frequency, radio, diffraction, loss, propagation, fading, signal, median,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 28: 1. January 1949 pp 59-98. The Synthesis of Two Terminal Switching Circuits. (Shannon, Claude E.)
Topics: functions, variables, function, theorem, switching, network, elements, circuits, circuit,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 32: 2. March 1953 pp 406-424. A Study of Non-Blocking Switching Networks. (Clos, Charles)
Topics: crosspoints, array, switching, equation, intermediary, outputs, inputs, switches, switch, input,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 8: 2. April 1929 pp 309-367. The Receiving System for Long-Wave Transatlantic Radio Telephony. (Bailey, Austin; Dean, S.W.; Wintringham, W.T.)
Topics: antenna, antennas, directional, radio, receiving, transatlantic, array, frequency, desired,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 6: 3. July 1927 pp 402-424. Automatic Printing Equipment for Long Loaded Submarine Telegraph Cables. (Clokey, A.A.)
Topics: cable, vibrating, relay, impulses, apparatus, cables, transmission, signals, operation, received,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 29: 2. April 1950 pp 147-160. Error Detecting and Error Correcting Codes. (Hamming, R.W.)
Topics: code, error, codes, positions, minimum, single, correcting, parity, check, detecting, code points,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 38: 3. May 1959 pp 611-656. Probability of Error for Optimal Codes in a Gaussian Channel. (Shannon, Claude E.)
Topics: probability, sin, code, error, bound, exp, gaussian, asymptotic, bounds, cone, solid angle, code...
Bell System Technical Journal, 48: 10. December 1969 pp 3187-3215. Mode Conversation Caused by Surface Imperfections of a Dielectric Slab Waveguide. (Marcuse, Dietrich)
( 1 reviews )
Topics: modes, mode, waveguide, equation, dielectric, loss, equations, guided, continuum, slab, dielectric...
Bell System Technical Journal, 2: 1. January 1923 pp 1-46. Theory and Design of Uniform and Composite Electric Wave-filters. (Zobel, Otto J.)
Topics: impedance, impedances, transmitting, frequency, equivalent, frequencies, shunt, series, constant,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 57: 6. July-August 1978 pp 1947-1969. UNIX Time-Sharing System: A Retrospective. (Ritchie, D.M.)
Topics: system, unix, file, files, user, bell, program, programs, device, operating, virtual address,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 15: 1. January 1936 pp 113-135. Magnetic Alloys of Iron, Nickel, and Cobalt. (Elmen, G.W.)
Topics: alloys, magnetic, permeability, flux, resistivity, magnetizing, alloy, permalloy, initial,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 19: 1. January 1940 pp 63-73. Effect of the Quadrature Component in Single Sideband Transmission. (Nyquist, H.; Pfleger, K.W.)
Topics: sideband, quadrature, transmission, single, resultant, carrier, characteristic, component,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 47: 6. July-August 1968 pp 957-1000. A Statistical Theory of Mobile-Radio Reception. (Clarke, R.H.)
Topics: mobile, antenna, spectrum, frequency, signal, random, autocovariance, function, equation,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 13: 1. January 1934 pp 1-18. Stabilized Feedback Amplifiers. (Black, H.S.)
Topics: feedback, amplifier, gain, amplifiers, output, modulation, amplification, stability, variations,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 23: 3. July 1944 pp 282-332. Mathematical Analysis of Random Noise. (Rice, S.O.)
Topics: random, noise, probability, function, average, theorem, spectrum, interval, density, mathematical,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 33: 3. May 1954 pp 661-719. Coupled Wave Theory and Waveguide Applications. (Miller, S.E.)
Topics: coupling, wave, coupled, loss, transfer, phase, discrimination, waveguide, constants, mode, bell...
Bell System Technical Journal, 47: 6. July-August 1968 pp 1099-1103. Matrix Multiplication and Fast Fourier Transforms. (Gentleman, W.Morven)
Topics: matrix, fourier, transform, factorization, factors, matrices, multiplications, fast, elements,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 57: 6. July-August 1978 pp 1971-1990. UNIX Time-Sharing System: The UNIX Shell. (Bourne, S.R.)
Topics: command, unix, file, echo, procedure, output, string, commands, input, execution, null string,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 19: 1. January 1940 pp 1-39. The Physical Basis of Ferromagnetism. (Bozorth, R.M.)
Topics: magnetic, magnetization, electrons, atoms, nickel, ferromagnetic, electron, atom, ferromagnetism,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 18: 4. October 1939 pp 724-741. Dial Clutch of the Spring Type. (Wiebusch, C.F.)
Topics: spring, torque, arbor, stress, equation, wire, stresses, clutch, fibers, values, stress...
Bell System Technical Journal, 42: 1. January 1963 pp 95-129. Surface Effects of Radiation on Transistors. (Peck, D.S.; Blair, R.R.; Brown, W.L.; Smits, F.M.)
Topics: radiation, dose, surface, device, collector, transistor, bias, effects, ions, transistors,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 62: 6. July-August 1983 pp 1617. Human Factors and Behavioral Science: Characteristics of Human Performance.
Topics: human, mental, tation, behavior, domains
Bell System Technical Journal, 17: 1. January 1938 pp 17-48. The Impedance Concept and its Application to Problems of Reflection, Refraction, Shielding and Power Absorption. (Schelkunoff, S.A.)
Topics: impedance, wave, waves, impedances, reflection, ratio, radial, transmission, field, characteristic,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 57: 3. March 1978 pp 635-651. Polarization Effects in Short Length, Single Mode Fibers. (Ramaswamy, V.; Standley, R.D.; Sze, D.; French, W.G.)
Topics: polarization, fiber, output, fibers, polarized, linearly, sin, input, orthogonal, ellipse, single...
Bell System Technical Journal, 9: 3. July 1930 pp 429-447. A General Switching Plan for Telephone Toll Service. (Osbourne, H.S.)
Topics: toll, switching, circuits, center, intermediate, plan, circuit, transmission, repeaters, centers,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 4: 3. July 1925 pp 349-354. Oliver Heaviside. (Gill, F.)
Topics: heaviside, inductance, waves, telegraph, oliver, coils, engineers, electrical, propagation,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 39: 5. September 1960 pp 1321-1350. An Alternative Approach to the Realization of Network Transfer Functions: The N-Path Filter. (Franks, L.E.; Sandberg, I.W.)
Topics: transfer, network, function, functions, frequency, periodic, networks, filter, component,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 45: 9. November 1966 pp 1493-1509. Phase Vocoder. (Flanagan, J.L.; Golden, R.M.)
Topics: phase, vocoder, amplitude, transmission, frequency, signal, speech, signals, bandwidth, spectral,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 46: 9. November 1967 pp 1935-1975. An Automatic Transmission Measuring System for Telephone Trunks. (Ingle, J.F.; Kokinda, J.J.; McLaughlin, G.E.)
Topics: trunk, measurement, test, responder, measurements, transmission, noise, atms, director, loss, noise...
Bell System Technical Journal, 41: 3. May 1962 pp 877-884. On Non-Computable Functions. (Rado, T.)
Topics: turing, computable, entries, valid, score, entry, machine, binary, binary turing, functions, bell...
Bell System Technical Journal, 40: 5. September 1961 pp 1331-1348. The Effect of Rain and Water Vapor on Sky Noise at Centimeter Wavelengths. (Hogg, D.C.; Semplak, R.A.)
Topics: noise, sky, antenna, vapor, zenith, water, rain, temperature, measured, beam, rain rate, noise...
Bell System Technical Journal, 61: 10. December 1982 pp 2929-2946. Sensitivity of Avalanche Photodetector Receivers for Long-Wavelength Optical Communications. (Smith, R.G.; Forrest, S.R.)
Topics: sensitivity, apd, dark, current, improvement, ionization, values, receiver, detector, avalanche,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 2: 1. January 1923 pp 114-121. Bell System Sleet Storm Map. (Kirk, J.N.)
Topics: storm, sleet, storms, wind, plant, map, pole, wire, sleet storm, bell, storm loading, sleet storms,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 4: 1. January 1925 pp 1-14. Engineering Cost Studies. (Rhodes, F.L.)
Topics: cost, plant, engineering, studies, transmission, loops, economical, annual, cable, telephone,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 11: 1. January 1932 pp 126-147. Regeneration Theory. (Nyquist, H.)
Topics: integral, amplifier, values, expression, lim, curve, network, integration, regeneration, integrand,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 38: 6 November 1959 pp 1357-1426. Ideal Binary Pulse Transmission by AM and FM (Sunde, E.D.)
Topics: pulse, optimum, filter, amplitude, transmission, pulses, spectrum, characteristic, detector,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 56: 3. March 1977 pp 355-366. Photon Tube - An Optical-Fiber Time-Domain Reflectometer. (Personick, S.D.)
Topics: fiber, optical, echo, gating, scattering, pulse, scan, rayleigh, photomultiplier, trace, bell...
Bell System Technical Journal, 57: 6. July-August 1978 pp 2233-2249. UNIX Time-Sharing System: Circuit Design Aids. (Fraser, A.G.)
Topics: circuit, wire, drawing, placement, pins, chip, package, programs, socket, design, wire list, design...
Bell System Technical Journal, 61: 9. November 1982 pp 2185-2219. A Statistical Model of Multipath Fading on a Space-Diversity Radio Channel. (Rummler, W.D.)
Topics: fading, notch, multipath, distribution, dish, frequency, data, horn, model, function, dish notch,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 59: 4. April 1980 pp 501-527. SARTS - An Overview of Remote Special-Service Testing in the Bell System. (Giguere, W.J.)
Topics: test, sarts, access, remote, circuit, system, testing, smas, rts, maintenance, special service,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 27: 2 April 1948 pp 305-349. Reflections from Circular Bends in Rectangular Wave Guides -- Matrix Theory (Rice, S.O.)
Topics: matrix, column, wave, propagation, tanh, elements, equation, diagonal, equations, bend, circular...
Bell System Technical Journal, 40: 1. January 1961 pp 43-63. Prolate Spheroidal Wave Functions, Fourier Analysis and Uncertainty - I. (Slepian, D.; Pollak, H.O. 65-84)
Topics: functions, spheroidal, bandlimited, fourier, eigenvalues, interval, wave, prolate, equation,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 2: 3. July 1923 pp 186-187. The Contributors to this Issue.
Topics: telephone, engineering, telegraph, department, american, radio, development, electric, western,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 4: 1. January 1925 pp 152-177. Carrier Telephony on High Voltage Power Lines. (Wolfe, W.V.)
Topics: frequency, carrier, impedance, coupling, attenuation, high, circuit, power, transmitting, voltage,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 1: 1. July 1922 pp 116-128. Analysis of the Energy Distribution in Speech. (Crandall, I.B.; MacKenzie, D.)
Topics: energy, curve, speech, distribution, frequency, transmitter, circuit, curves, thermocouple, tuned,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 11: 2. April 1932 pp 197-212. A New Key West-Havana Carrier Telephone Cable. (Affel, H.A.; Gorton, W.S.; Chesnut, R.W.)
Topics: cable, telephone, carrier, submarine, key, cables, havana, frequency, telegraph, apparatus,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 15: 3. July 1936 pp 455-468. Technical Digests---Effect of Electric Shock on the Heart. (Ferris, L.P.; King, B.G.; Spence, P.W.; Williams, H.B.)
Topics: shocks, fibrillation, ventricular, shock, current, threshold, duration, heart, ccc, cardiac, system...
Bell System Technical Journal, 22: 2. July 1943 pp 145-152. A Mineral Survey for Piezo-Electric Materials. (Bond, W.L.)
Topics: crystals, mineral, pyramidal, minerals, piezo, active, occurs, bipyramidal, journal, system,...
Bell System Technical Journal, 3: 1. January 1924 pp 43-87. Some Applications of Statistical Methods to the Analysis of Physical and Engineering Data. (Shewhart, W.A.)
Topics: distribution, observed, observations, normal, theoretical, methods, frequency, probable, law,...