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Catalog Number

102657958

Title

Chen, Tu oral history

Type

Text

Date

2005-10-28

Contributor

Bajorek, Chris, Interviewer; Editor
Chen, Tu, Interviewee
Rosenshteyn, Yan, Cameraperson

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Extent

77 p.

Description

Tu Chen's background included working with Bell Telephone, IBM, Northrop and Xerox PARC. After extensive work in developing various magnetic recording technologies, he started his own company, which became known as Komag. At Komag, he pioneered new types of production equipment and magnetic disk materials, and became a pioneer in the successful production of the sputtered magnetic disks which are now generally used in magnetic disk drives.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Chen, Tu; Xerox PARC; Komag; Sputtered disk; Storage history

Collection Title

Oral Histories Online

Lot Number

X3311.2006