Artifact Details

Title

Kattner, Lionel SEMI oral history

Catalog Number

102658230

Type

Text

Date

2007-11-20

Contributor

Addison, Craig, Cameraperson
Addison, Craig, Editor
Addison, Craig, Interviewer
Kattner, Lionel E., Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Napa, California

Extent

22 p.

Copyright Holder

SEMI (Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International)

Description

Lionel Kattner began his career in the semiconductor industry with Texas Instruments in Dallas and soon after was recruited by Fairchild Semiconductor in California, where he worked on the development of the first Micrologic IC products. Kattner left Fairchild in 1961 as one of the co-founders of Signetics, a company dedicated to designing and manufacturing ICs. He resigned from Signetics in 1967 and spent two years at Amelco. Since 1969 Kattner has been involved in various projects and startups, including real estate development, computers, computerized mapping, microwave communications and fiber optics.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Kattner, Lionel; Fairchild Semiconductor; semiconductor history; Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI); Micrologic IC products; Signetics; Amelco

Collection Title

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

Lot Number

X4363.2008