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Calvin Souther Fuller

American chemist

Died when: 92 years 156 days (1109 months)
Star Sign: Gemini

 

Calvin Souther Fuller

Calvin Souther Fuller (May 25, 1902 – October 28, 1994) was a physical chemist at AT&T Bell Laboratories where he worked for 37 years from 1930 to 1967.

Fuller was part of a team in basic research that found answers to physical challenges.He helped develop synthetic rubber during World War II, he was involved in early experiments of zone melting, he is credited with devising the method of transistor production yielding diffusion transistors, he produced some of the first solar cells with high efficiency, and he researched polymers and their applications.


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