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The Rise of TTL: How Fairchild Won a Battle But Lost the War

The Rise of TTL: How Fairchild Won a Battle But Lost the War

 David Laws  2 weeks ago
Transistor Transistor Logic (TTL) is a digital integrated circuit (IC) technology so named because the input gating structure is performed by transistors rather than...   Read More
Who Invented the IC?

Who Invented the IC?

 David Laws  11 months ago
Christie’s auction sale notice (May 22, 2014) of the only known phase-shift oscillator circuit built by Nobel Prize winner Jack Kilby in private hands...   Read More
Who Invented the Transistor?

Who Invented the Transistor?

 David Laws  2 years ago
On reading my recent @CHM blog “Who invented the diode?” CHM senior curator Dag Spicer pointed me to a fascinating scholarly treatise, “Singletons and...   Read More