Artifact Details

Title

Silicon seed crystal

Catalog Number

102690038

Type

Physical object

Date

1958

Manufacturer

Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation

Place Manufactured

US

Dimensions

overall: 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/8 in

Description

A note with the object says, "Supplied by Dupont, the tiny seed crystal on the raised acrylic platform was used to pull Fairchild's first ingot. Donated by Lars Lunn."

Category

Component/Semiconductor/other

Credit

Gift of Lars V. Lunn

Lot Number

X4324.2008