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Dr. John B. MacChesney
1929-2021
Dr. John B. MacChesney
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Retired Fellow, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
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  • 1985
  • Materials
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  • 1985
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  • 1985
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Memorial Tribute
JOHN B. MACCHESNEY

 

BY DAVID W. JOHNSON JR.

JOHN BURNETTE MacCHESNEY, retired fellow of Bell Laboratories and a pioneer in the fabrication of modern optical fibers, died September 30, 2021, at the age of 92.

He was born July 8, 1929, in Glen Ridge, New ...

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Election Citation
For leadership in the invention of processes to make glasses for optical fiber and for transfer of these processes to manufacturing.
Employment
  • Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
  • AT&T Bell Laboratories