Artifact Details

Title

IBM Solid Logic - Progress in electronics: comparison of a vacuum tube, transistor, and a solid logic chip

Catalog Number

102650353

Type

Still Image

Date

1964 ca.

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation. East Fishkill Components Division. (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1403
Other number 7860

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Description

This is a black and white image of a vacuum tube, three prong transistor, and a SLT (Solid Logic Technology) chip all laid out in a row in order from left to right. The image has a pure white background and light seems to be coming from the front in the direction of the camera. The vacuum tube is labeled with the IBM logo. Written in pencil on verso of image is "#1403" on the left side and "7860" is written on the top right edge of image. These are components for the IBM 360 series machines.

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; Computers--History; Electronic data processing--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015