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George Edward Alcorn, Jr.

George Edward Alcorn, Jr.

Studio portrait of George Alcorn, Debbie McCallum, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

  • Earned a PhD in Molecular and Atomic Physics from Howard University in 1967
  • Taught at Howard University and the University of D.C.
  • Worked for IBM and NASA
  • Specializes in in electrical engineering
  • Invented
    • X-Ray Spectrometer
    • Plasma etching for semiconductor devices

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* Biographical information compiled by Jeffery Jones, 2022

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