Artifact Details

Title

Moore, Gordon oral history

Catalog Number

102658233

Type

Text

Date

2008-01-25

Contributor

Addison, Craig, Interviewer
Moore, Gordon, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Extent

13 p.

Description

Gordon Moore, co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor, co-founder of Intel and Chairman Emeritus of the company talks about the evolution of manufacturing equipment from in-house development by semiconductor vendors to commercial suppliers specializing in specific technology areas including diffusion, epitaxy and photolithography. He discusses the impact of business cycles on both the device and equipment suppliers, on the early applications of integrated circuits, and on the unexpected durability of Moore's Law.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Fellow Award Honoree; semiconductor history; Moore, Gordon; Applied Materials; Canon; Diffusion; Electroglas; Fairchild Semiconductor; Flath, Eugene; Gallium; Integrated circuits; Intel; Knapic, Dean; Lasch, Art; Last, Jay; MicroMask; Microprocessors; Moore, Gordon; Moore's Law; NASA; Nikon; Noyce, Robert; photolithography; Roberts, Sheldon; SEMATECH; Semiconductor industry--California--Santa Clara County--History; Shockley, William; silicon

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Lot Number

X4427.2008