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Profile: US Signal Corps Laboratories

US Signal Corps Laboratories was a participant or observer in the following events:

US Signal Corps Laboratories scientist William Cherry discusses developing photovoltaic (PV) cells (see 1954) for proposed orbiting Earth satellites with RCA Labs’ Paul Rappaport and Joseph Loferski. Two years later, the Signal Corps Laboratories successfully fabricates a new silicon PV cell more resistant to radiation and thusly more useful for space-based energy generation. (US Department of Energy 2002 pdf file)


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