In this letter, Dr. Prentiss inquires about the possibility of combining a moisture detector and an oxygen meter, presumably for use in submarines. At the time, Dr. Spencer S. Prentiss was working for the National…
This letter to Dr. Spencer S. Prentiss of the National Defense Research Committee describes the results of the clinical trial of the Pauling Oxygen Meter by the United States Army. The Army decided not to standardize…
- Author Kauffman, Julius
- Addressee Prentiss, Spencer S.
- Subject United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee, Oxygen--Measurement, United States. Army. Medical Corps, Scientific apparatus and instruments, World War (1939-1945), and Beckman Instruments, inc.
Request from the National Defense Research Committee for a Model L Pauling Oxygen Meter to test at high altitudes in airplanes.
Developed from a Linus Pauling design during WWII, the technology behind Beckman…