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Tivadar Millner

Tivadar Millner (7 March 1899 – 28 October 1988) [1] was a Hungarian chemical engineer, educator, and inventor who developed tungsten lamps. [2] Working at Tungsram, Tivadar Millner, along with Pál Túry, co-developed large-crystal tungsten technology for the production of more reliable and longer-lasting coiled filament lamps. [2]

In 1923 at Tungsram Ltd., a research laboratory was established for improving light sources, mainly electric bulbs. [1] The head of that laboratory was Ignácz Pfeiffer (1867-1941), whose research staff included Tivadar Millner, along with Zoltán Bay (1900-1992), Imre Bródy (1891-1944), György Szigeti (1905-1978), and Ernő Winter (1897-1971). [1]


  1. 1 2 3 "Fizikai Szemle 1999/5 - Zsolt Bor: OPTICS BY HUNGARIANS" (with Pál Selényi), József Attila University, Szeged, Hungary, 1999, webpage: KFKI-Hungary-Bor.
  2. 1 2 "GE Lighting 2" (including Tivadar Millner), Rövid Történet, GE Lighting Tungsram, 1996, webpage: Tungsram-History.

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