- circa 2003
Jack Cadman was the first forensic pathologist to work in the Orange County, California criminal justice system. As part of his duties, he worked with Theron Johns of Beckman Instruments to find a way to measure blood…
This email describes an attempt to develop a glucose electrode in the 1960s. This project was abandoned when Beckman Instruments focused instead on the Glucose Analyzer.
Beckman's XL-A Analytical Centrifuge debuted in 1991.
Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1, 1955 acquisition of industry leader, Specialized Instruments Corporation, or Spinco. With…
These handwritten notes (by an unidentified author) detail the process by which Linus Pauling came to National Technical Laboratories to produce his oxygen meter design and how this lead to the formation of Arnold O.…
The photostat document lists the first hundred companies and institutions to use Beckman's quartz spectrophotometers; the original document was undated.
The first Beckman Instruments DU Spectrophotometer was developed…
Beckman's Biogamma Radioimmuno Analyzer was introduced in 1973. Radioimmunoassay (RIA) is a technique for measuring the antigen concentration. Known quantities of radioactive (labeled or “hot”) antigens and antibodies…
The advertisement was created for publication in Service Station Management and Motor Age. It emphasizes the reliability of the Model 590 infrared exhaust analyzer, an instrument designed to detect pollutants in the…
The notes, which appear to be written in the same hand, may have been authored by James C. Sternberg.
The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James Sternberg in 1969 and was one of several very successful medical…
This advertisement for Helipot's new series 5200 potentiometer boasts of its toughness and durability, qualities apparently shared by an armored, medieval knight.
Potentiometers regulate the flow of electricity, like…
The document describes the components, operating instructions, troubleshooting, and maintenance of a prototype device. Handwritten notes were added to pages 27 and 31.
The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James…
The handwritten account, possibly written by James C. Sternberg, is missing early pages.
The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James Sternberg in 1969 and was one of several very successful medical testing and analysis…
This memorandum represents an early discussion of the development of the glucose analyzer, including the potential of an implanted capsule to maintain insulin levels and the Helipot microcircuitry expertise that could…
The invention disclosure documents some of James C. Sternberg's early work for Beckman Instruments. Irwin H. Krull, Robert L. Litle witnessed the disclosure, which lists Charles J. Kring as a co-inventor.
The invention disclosure documents some of James C. Sternberg's early work for Beckman Instruments. Robert S. Litle and W. S. Gallaway witnessed the disclosure.
Beckman Instruments entered the gas chromatograph…
The invention disclosure for use in gas chromatography documents some of James C. Sternberg's early work for Beckman Instruments. Robert S. Litle and W. S. Gallaway signed this disclosure as witnesses.
The invention disclosure documents some of James C. Sternberg's early work for Beckman Instruments. The sketches were signed and dated by Sternberg, Richard E. Poulson, David T. H. Jones, and W. S. Gallaway in May 1962.…
Beckman Instruments' Space Engineering Group contracted with NASA to design a gas chromatograph to analyze the atmosphere within a spacecraft's cabin. The prototype device weighed under 12 pounds and used under 10 watts…
Letter between Robert S. Mulliken and Harrison Shull, American quantum chemists, concerning the development of several scientific, analytical instruments, as well as a proposal to establish a program in Chemical Physics.
Beckman's Space Engineering Group contracted with NASA to design a gas chromatograph to analyze the atmosphere within a spacecraft's cabin. The prototype device weighed under 12 pounds and used under 10 watts of power.
Beckman's Space Engineering Group designed and built "the Moonspoon," a prototype instrument to sample and analyze lunar soil via absorption spectroscopy.
- Beckman Reprint R-6166
The reprinted article, originally published in Bakers Digest, was written by employees of the Fleischmann Laboratories and featured photographs of Beckman pH meters.
Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934…
The advertisement features a photo of a nurse regarding a physician who has delivered an Air Force missile. The text discusses the role of Beckman process instruments during missile loading and other aerospace…
- Evaluation Study of Twenty-five Zeromatic pH Meters
The memo discusses a study of Zeromatic pH meters and includes a handwritten table of data.
Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California citrus industry, who needed…
- circa 1957
This electrode was first used inside Beckman Instruments pH meters and later in many other instruments.