Alan Archibald Campbell-Swinton

Alan Archibald Campbell-Swinton FRS (18 October 1863 – 19 Februar 1930) wis a Scots consultin electrical ingineer, that providit the theoretical basis for the electronic televeesion, twa decades afore the technology existit tae implement it.[1] He begoud experimentin aroond 1903 wi the uise o cathode ray tubes for the electronic transmission an reception o eemages.[2]

Alan Archibald Campbell-Swinton
Alan Campbell-Swinton
Born18 October 1863(1863-10-18)
Albyn Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
Died19 Februar 1930(1930-02-19) (aged 66)
EddicationFettes College, Edinburgh
ThriftElectrical ingineer
Kent forThe first man tae provide the theoretical basis for a completely electronic televeesion seestem
Electit a Fellae o the Ryal Society in 1915


  1. Oakes, Elizabeth (2009), A to Z of STS Scientists. Infobase publishing, pp. 51.
  2. Burns, R. W. (1998). Television: An International History of the Formative Years. The Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE) (History of Technology Series 22) in association with The Science Museum (UK). p. 123. ISBN 978-0-85296-914-4. External link in |publisher= (help)