Artifact Details

Title

Slade, Albert interview

Catalog Number

102706879

Type

Audio

Date

2014-05-21

Participants

Brock, David C., Interviewer
Slade, Albert, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Duration

01:37:26

Format

MP3

Description

The recording was created on May 21, 2014 and was conducted by telephone.

In the interview, Albert Slade describes his long career in electronics and technology, with particular emphasis on his work in superconducting electronics. Slade first encountered superconducting electronics when he worked at the NSA on computer circuitry. There, Slade learned of the invention of the cryotron by Dudley Buck. Slade became a close collaborator of Buck’s, creating many of the first superconducting electronic devices and circuits at Arthur D. Little.

Category

Interview

Credit

Gift of David Brock

Lot Number

X8093.2017