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