Frederic Calland Williams
|Frederic Calland Williams|
26 June 1911|
|Died||11 August 1977
In 1946 he was appointed as head of the Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Manchester. There, with Tom Kilburn, he pioneered the first stored-program digital computer, the Manchester Mark 1 computer
He is also recognised for his invention of the Williams-Kilburn tube, an early memory device.
- Kilburn, T.; Piggott, L. S. (1978). "Frederic Calland Williams. 26 June 1911-11 August 1977". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 24: 583. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1978.0020.
- "Corrigenda: Frederic Calland Williams. 26 June 1911-11 August 1977". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 25: 0–1. 1979. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1979.0001.
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- "Williams, Prof. Sir Frederic (Calland)". Who Was Who. Oxford University Press. December 2007. Retrieved 2009-02-05.
- Anderson David, Delve Janet (2007) Frederic Calland Williams: the Manchester Baby's chief engineer IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 29 (4): 90-102
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