Luis Walter Alvarez
Among other things, Alvarez is credited with the development of the microwave beacon, the linear radar antennae, and ground-controlled radar landing approaches for aircraft.
Invented a radio distance and direction indicator, a landing system for aircrafts, radar system for locating planes and co-invented the hydrogen bubble chamber, used to detect subatomic particles - National Inventors Hall of Fame.
W Alvarez, (1911-1988)
Luis Walter Alvarez was an American physicist who studied short-lived resonance particles in Bubble Chambers . Alvarez won the 1968, Nobel Prize in physics for studies. Luis Alvarez's many inventions demonstrate ingenious applications of physics to other scientific areas.