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Catalog Number

102658211

Title

Last, Jay T. SEMI oral history

Type

Text

Date

2007-09-15

Contributor

Addison, Craig, Editor
Addison, Craig, Interviewer
Last, Jay T., Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Beverly Hills, California

Extent

36 p.

Copyright Holder

Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI)

Description

Jay Last worked at Shockley Semiconductor, was a co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor, and founded Amelco Semiconductor together with Jean Hoerni and Eugene Kleiner. In this oral history he describes his role at Fairchild in the early days of mesa and planar transistors, of leading the team that developed the first family of integrated circuits and his subsequent career at Teledyne.

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Subject

semiconductor history; Rock, Arthur; Shockley, Emmy; Shockley, William; Singleton, Henry; Sporck, Charlie; Amelco; Autonetics; Beckman Instruments; Bell Laboratories; Electroglas; Fairchild Semiconductor; Hayden Stone; Intel; Kodak; Pacific Semiconductors; Philco Corporation; Rheem; Signetics; Silicon Valley; Sprague; Tektronix; Teledyne; Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI); Transitron; Wescontransistor; Semiconductor industry--California--Santa Clara County--History; step-and-repeat; four-layer diode; traitorous eight; Minuteman; Planar; MOS; Boron; Diffusion; Isolation; integrated circuit; DCTL; Roberts, Sheldon; Allison, Dave; Baldwin, Ed; Battey, Jim; Bay, Tom; Beckman, Arnold; Blank, Julie; Coyle, Bud; Enquall, Art; Fairchild, Sherman; Farina, Don; Fok, Sam; Grinich, Vic; Haas, Isy; Hoerni, Jean; Kattner, Lionel; Kelly, Mervin; Kilby, Jack; Kleiner, Gene; Kozmetsky, George; Lasch, Art; Last, Jay; Lehovec, Kurt; Lewis, Bob; Lojek, Bo; Moore, Gordon; Nall, Jim; Norman, Robert; Noyce, Robert; Riordan, Michael; Roberts, George

Collection Title

Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) oral histories and company videos

Lot Number

X4434.2008