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The Joseph A. Castellano LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) materials


Held at: Science History Institute Archives [Contact Us]315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Joseph A. Castellano received his doctoral degree from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. He began his career at Witco, but by 1965 had joined the RCA Laboratories in Princeton, NJ. There, with Joel A. Goldmacher, he performed pioneering research in liquid crystal materials and displays. He was the recipient of RCA Laboratories Outstanding Achievement Award in 1966 and, in 1969, was awarded the David Sarnoff Outstanding Achievement Award for his work in this field. In 1973 Castellano joined Princeton Materials Science, Inc., one of the world's first LCVD watch manufacturers.

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The collection focuses on U.S. patents issued rather than actual technical data. The material is in the form of scrapbook containing documents and photographs. There is also a CD containing this same material in Abode PDF format and a framed copy of the first page of the U.S. patent.

Material is available on a CD with PDF files.

Source of acquisition--Castellano, Joseph A. Method of acquisition--Gift.; Date of acquisition--2008..

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