BBC RESEARCH & REPORTS:EDMUND RAMSAY WIGAN

Wigan, E.R. (1917) Murmur of waterways. Monkton School Magazine, In Hayton, A. Revill,  J., and Wigan, M.R. (2003) p. 64

Wigan, E.R. (1948) A voltage comparator for use with an A.C. potentiometer, Ministry of Supply, Signals Research and Development Establishment (SRDE) Internal Memorandum No.B/15

Wigan, E.R. (1948) Advance report upon the use of the acoustic comparator in the measurement of acoustic impedance, Ministry of Supply, Signals Research and Development Establishment (SRDE) Internal Memorandum NoB/4

Wigan, E.R. (1948) On the measurement of the complex propagation-constant of an artificial line,  Signals Research and Development Establishment (SRDE) Internal Memorandum NoB/6

Wigan, E.R. (1948) A new type of “Speech-voltmeter” indicating the mean and standard deviation of syllabic levels (the “Zero balance” or Z/B” speech meter), Signals Research and Development Establishment (SRDE) Internal Memorandum No. A/4

Wigan, E.R. (1949) The sine spring, Signals Research and Development Establishment (SRDE) Report No.1029

Wigan, E.R. (1949) The extension of the immediate appreciation technique to the determination of

communication efficiency, Signals Research and Development Establishment (SRDE) Report No.1033

Wigan, E.R. (1949) Network theorem, Letter to Wireless World, December

Wigan, E.R. (1949) Notes on the calibration of the ‘Zero-balance’ speech meter, Signals Research and Development Establishment (SRDE) Technical Research Memorandum Res.128

Wigan, E.R. (1949). A simple and accurate method of deriving the slope of a graphed function. J. Scientific instruments and Physics in Industry, May, 26(5) (Reprinted by permission in Hayton, A, Revill, J and Wigan M. (2003): p.50)

Shorter, D.E.L., and Wigan, E.R. (1952) An investigation of speech compression systems. BBC Engineering Division Research Department Report L-024.

Wigan, E.R. (1952) Null-balance technique for filter measurement, Letter to Wireless World Vol. 29 pp.195-196

Wigan, E R. and Gouldstone, P. (1952) The diagnosis of distortion by means of the Difference diagram”; BBC Research Department, Technical Memorandum No. L-1008.

Wigan, E.R. (1952) Absolute measurement of phase shift, Letter to Wireless Engineer

Wigan, E.R (1953) Diagnosis of Distortion, Wireless World, 59(6), pp. 261-66

Wigan. E.R. (1954) A new programme meter. BBC Engineering Division Research Department Report L-025.

Wigan. E.R. (1955) Analysis of data from subjective tests employing graded scales of observer preference. BBC Engineering Division Research Department Report A-037.

Wigan. E.R. (1955) Effect of instrument impedance in the measurement of ‘Quality Factor’ by parallel resonance, Letter to Electronic Engineering Vol. 27, August. p367.

Wigan. E.R. (1955) A simple linkage which generates a close approximation to an involute, Note in Machinery, February.

Shorter, D.E.L., Manson, W.I. and Wigan, E.R. (1957) Some experiments on the subjective effect of limiting the upper frequency range of programmes. BBC Engineering Division Research Department Report L-034.

Wigan, E.R. (1958) Analysis and measurement of programme levels. Part II: A Description of an Optical Instrument for Monitoring Sound Signals, BBC Engineering Division Monograph 16, March.

Wigan, E.R. (1958) A description of an optical instrument for monitoring sound signals, IN Analysis and measurement of programme levels, Monograph Published by BBC.

Wigan, E.R. (1959) Unpleasantness of distorted sounds: a Criterion derived from the distortion spectrum. Nature 9 May. 183, p. 1320. (Reprinted by permission in Hayton, A, Revill, J and Wigan M. (2003): p. 48)

Muirhead and Co. Ltd. (1960) D-930-A Muirhead-Wigan Precision RMS DecadeVoltmeter. Specification, Muirhead

Felton, A D (1960) Report on Muirhead-Wigan RMS Precision Valve Voltmeter. TYPE L-930-AM; No. 319755 (Order Number A2247) Range 1 millivolt to 300 Volts, (reports equal to the reference instrument used at NPL: “congratulations” hand-written on the Certification by NPL))

Wigan, E.R. (1960) Single-control element Wien Bridge with variable L, C or R*, Electronic Technology, June, 37, p. 223-231

Wigan, E.R. (1960) A constant-resistance network having the properties of a universal shunt, Electronic Engineering, May, pp.289-293

Wigan, E.R. (1960) Measurement of complex voltage ratio. Technique with inherent error determination, Electronic Technology Vol.37 pp.422-428

Wigan, E.R. (1960) A ‘Decimal’ attenuator, Electronic Engineering Vol.27 August pp.560-566

Black, S. and Wigan, E.R. (1960) The production of selective deafness by direct suggestion under hypnosis. J. Physiol. London 15(3), p. 67-68

Black, S., and Wigan, E.R. (1961) An investigation of selective deafness produced by direct suggestion under hypnosis, British Medical Journal. 2(5254) p. 736-41.

Wigan, E.R.(1961)  New distortion criteria, Part 1: Audience reaction to non-linearity distortion. Electronic Technology, April. 38 (4) 128-137.

Wigan, E.R.(1961)  New distortion criteria, Part 2: A criterion based upon the distortion spectrum, Electronic Technology, May. 38 (5)  163-74.

Wigan, E.R. (1961) A method of assessing the acceptability of stereophonic systems. BBC Engineering Division Research Department Report L-042

Wigan, E.R. (1963) The relative merits of the V.U. Meter and peak programme meter in the regulation of A.F. signals in broadcasting. BBC Engineering Division Research Department Report L-054

Wigan, E.R. (1963) The relative merits of the V.U. Meter and Peak Programme Meter in the regulation of A.F. signals in broadcasting, European Broadcasting Organisation Review, Part A (Technical), No.79 June

Wigan, E.R. (1963) Transmission parameters of porous sound absorbers (with particular reference to the flow resistance, Nature 6 July 199(4888) p59 (Reprinted by permission in Hayton, A, Revill, J and Wigan M. (2003):p. 49)

Wigan, E.R. (1963) A tunable highly-selective distortion test-set, Industrial Electronics, October, p. 685-690.

Wigan, E.R. (1963) Comment on "A network theorem", IEEE Transactions on Audio 11(3), p. 97-8.

Wigan, E.R. (1964) A new technique for the recognition of resistance in the presence of reactance, Electronic Engineering, June, p. 238-239

Wigan, E R. and Auger, R (1965) Report of a discussion on the ‘Measurement of sound levels, British Kinematography, July, pp. 32-37

Wigan, E.R. (1965) Measurement of transmission parameters of porous sound-absorbing materials: Part 1: Measurement techniques in term of the electrical analogues, Instrument Review, May, p.198-203

Wigan, E.R. (1965) Measurement of transmission parameters of porous sound-absorbing materials: Part 2: Tests and test gear, Instrument Review, June, p.241-246.

Wigan, E.R. (1965) Measurement of transmission parameters of porous sound-absorbing materials: Part  : How the test gear is applied, Instrument Review, June, p. 284-287

Wigan, E.R. (1965) A self-checking Cartesian A.C. potentiometer for use in the 100 c/s to 10,000 c/s range, Electronic Engineering, July, 442-449.

Shorter, D.E.L, Packer, R.J. and Wigan, E.R. (1966) Some statistical parameters of the quasi-peak voltages of BBC sound programme, BBC Research Dept. Report No. L-064.

Shorter, D.E L., Packer, R.J. and Wigan, E.R. (1966) A programme compressor/limiter using light-controlled variable loss elements and noise reduction gate, Research Department, BBC, Report No.L-069

Wigan, E.R. (1967) Conversation with a stranger. In Hayton, A, Revill, J. and Wigan, M (2003) p. 65

Paterson, A.S., Bracchi, F., Black, S., Spinelli, D. and Wigan, E.R.  (1969) Pain inhibition by means of hypnotic suggestion (physiologic study utilizing the conditioned reflex method) Cahiers D'anesthesiologie 17(6), 617-622


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