List of Hendrik Wade Bode patents

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This is a complete list of the twenty five patents issued by the U.S. Patent Office to Hendrik Wade Bode for his inventions.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15] The broad areas of his patents include transmission networks, transformer systems, electric wave amplification, broadband amplifiers and artillery computing.

Patent number Description Date granted Patent number Description Date granted
U.S. Patent 1,814,238
Wave filter
July 14, 1931
U.S. Patent 2,249,415
Wave Filter
July 15, 1941
U.S. Patent 1,828,454
Transmission Network
October 20, 1931
U.S. Patent 2,301,245
Transformer System
November 10, 1942
U.S. Patent 1,944,209
Transmission Network
January 23, 1934
U.S. Patent 2,315,040
Electric Wave Amplification
March 30, 1943
U.S. Patent 1,955,788
Transmission Network
April 24, 1934
U.S. Patent 2,337,965
Coupling Network
December 28, 1943
U.S. Patent 2,001,090
Transmission Network
May 14, 1935
U.S. Patent 2,342,638
Wave Transmission Network
February 20, 1944
U.S. Patent 2,002,216
Wave filter
May 21, 1935
U.S. Patent 2,367,711
Broad Band Amplifier
January 23, 1945
U.S. Patent 2,029,014
Wave Transmission Network
January 28, 1936
U.S. Patent 2,455,035
Averaging Mechanism
November 30, 1948
U.S. Patent 2,029,698
Wave Transmission Network
February 4, 1936
U.S. Patent 2,492,351
Smoothing Network
December 27, 1949
U.S. Patent 2,035,258
Wave filter
March 24, 1936
U.S. Patent 2,710,720
Artillery Computer
June 14, 1955 (Filed October 28 1943}
U.S. Patent 2,058,210
Wave Transmission Networks
October 20, 1936
U.S. Patent 2,744,224
Automatic Curve Follower with Vibrating Stylus
May 1, 1956
U.S. Patent 2,096,027
Attenuation Equalizer
October 19, 1937
U.S. Patent 2,955,279
Selective Paging System
October 4, 1960
U.S. Patent 2,123,178
July 12, 1938
U.S. Patent 3,114,142
Selective Paging System
December 10, 1963
U.S. Patent 2,242,878
Design of Broad Band Receivers
May 20, 1941


  1. ^ Benjamin F. Shearer (2007). Home Front Heroes: A Biographical Dictionary of Americans During Wartime. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 98–99. ISBN 978-0-313-33421-4. Retrieved 6 March 2013. "He contributed to electrical engineering and system design and received patents for development of transmission networks, transformer systems, electrical wave amplification, and artillery computing." 
  2. ^ T. K. Sarkar; Robert Mailloux; Arthur A. Oliner; M. Salazar-Palma, Dipak L. Sengupta (30 January 2006). History of Wireless. John Wiley & Sons. p. 133. ISBN 978-0-471-78301-5. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  3. ^ National Academy of Engineering (1 June 1990). Memorial Tributes: National Academy of Engineering. National Academies Press. pp. 52–. ISBN 978-0-309-03939-0. Retrieved 6 March 2013. "During World War II, Bode participated in the development of electrical fire control devices, receiving the Presidential Certificate of Merit in 1948 for his contributions. After the ... During his career at Bell, he was granted twenty-five patents for innovations in the areas of transmission networks, ... systems and a general education course on the management and philosophy of the HENDRIK WADE BODE 52." 
  4. ^ Allen J. Bard; György Inzelt; Fritz Scholz (2012). Electrochemical Dictionary. Springer. pp. 75–76. ISBN 978-3-642-29551-5. Retrieved 6 March 2013. "Bode, Hendrik Wade 75 across the boundary but in practice this exchange is so slow due to an interfacial barrier that it can be ... He received patents for transmission networks, transformer systems, electrical wave amplification, broadband ..." 
  5. ^ United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Astronautics (1965). Hearings. Retrieved 6 March 2013. "Hendrik Wade Bode, research engineer, was born at Madison, Wis., December 24, 1905. He received his B.A. ... Dr. Bode holds patents in the fields of electric circuit theory and military devices. He is author of a book ... He received the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award in 1960." 
  6. ^ Hendrik Wade Bode (1959). Network analysis and feedback amplifier design. R. E. Krieger Pub. Co. ISBN 978-0-88275-242-6. Retrieved 6 March 2013. "Hendrik Wade Bode. We now consider the reactance component in Fig. 16.10. It is obvious that it can be ... The method is given in the author's U. S. Patent No. 2,249,415. It is also possible to remove the pole at infinity. Although this does not ..." 
  7. ^ John W. Leonard; Winfield Scott Downs; M. M. Lewis (1959). Who's who in Engineering. John W. Leonard Corporation. Retrieved 6 March 2013. "Hendrik Wade, Dir. of Research-Physic Sciences, Bell Tel. ... Author: Book, "Network Analysis" a: misc. papers and patents on circuit theory ai military devices." 
  8. ^ Who was who in America with World Notables. Marquis-Who's Who. 1989. Retrieved 6 March 2013. "BODE, HENDRIK WADE, research engineer, educator, b. Madison. Wis., Dec 24, 1905; s. ... and Technological In- oovauoD m the Bdl System: also tech. papers; holder patents in fields electric cir theory, mil. devices. Mem. vinous govt. mil. adv" 
  9. ^ John Arthur Garraty; Mark Christopher Carnes; American Council of Learned Societies (1999). American national biography. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-512782-9. Retrieved 6 March 2013. "BODE, Hendrik Wade (24 Dec. 1905- ... Bode held a number of patents." 
  10. ^ Walt Jung (2005). Op Amp Applications Handbook. Newnes. pp. 770–. ISBN 978-0-7506-7844-5. Retrieved 7 March 2013. "See also Amplifier:US Patent 2.123.178" 
  11. ^ John R. Koza (1999). Genetic Programming III: Darwinian Invention and Problem Solving : John Al.. Morgan Kaufmann. pp. 1084–. ISBN 978-1-55860-543-5. Retrieved 7 March 2013. "Bode, Hendrik W 1931. Transmission Network. U.S. Patent 1,828,454." 
  12. ^ RCA Review: A Technical Journal .... Radio Corporation of America. 1948. Retrieved 7 March 2013. "1, pp. 17-30, January, 1940. 22 Hendrik W. Bode, United States Patent 2,123,178, July 12, 1938." 
  13. ^ United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Astronautics; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.). Special Panel on Applied Science and Technological Progress (1967). Presentation of report by Special Panel on Applied Science and Technological Progress of the National Academy of Sciences: Hearing, Ninetieth Congress, first session. May 25, 1967. U.S. Govt. Print. Off. Retrieved 7 March 2013. "HENDRIK W. BODE Hendrik W. Bode, research engineer, was born in Madison, Wisconsin, December 24, 1905. He earned his B.A, at Ohio ... He holds a number of patents in electric circuit theory and military devices. Dr. Bode received the..." 
  14. ^ He has been granted 25 patents in electrical engineering and systems design, including patents for transmission networks, transformer systems, electrical wave amplification, broadband amplifiers, and artillery computing IEEE website
  15. ^ He is the author of Network Analysis and Feedback Amplifier Design (1945), and holds several patents on electrical engineering and systems design. The Harvard Crimson