Artifact Details

Title

Great Moments in Semiconductor History

Catalog Number

102651169

Type

Moving Image

Date

2005

Publisher

Semiconductor Equipment and Materials Institute, Inc.

Place of Publication

San Jose, CA, US

Platform

DVD player

Duration

00:28:00

Format

Digital Video Disc (DVD)

Description

This film contains personal stories from pioneers in semiconductor manufacturing. From the label text, "The discovery of the transistor at Bell Telephone Labs in 1947 has been called one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century. It was followed just over 10 years later by the development of the integrated circuit. These breakthroughs laid the foundation for today's I.T.-dependent society."

Semiconductor persons featured in the video include Alex d'Arbeloff, Gerald Fehr, Phil Gregory, Jr., Steve Irving, Jack Kilby, Robert Lorenzini, Michael McNeilly, Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce, Robert Palmer, Griffith Resor, Michael Riordan and Burt Wheeler.

Credit

Gift of Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI)

Lot Number

X3235.2006