Artifact Details

Title

Pao patent notebook (#1445)

Catalog Number

102723003

Type

Text

Date

1973-04-03-1973-07-03

Author

Pao, Henry C.

Biographical Notes

Henry C. Pao was born circa 1937. He received B.S. (1959), M.S (1960), and Ph.D. (1966) degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana where John Bardeen served as his mentor. Pao held various engineering and management positions at IBM (circa 1966), Raytheon (circa 1971), and Sperry Rand, before joining Fairchild circa 1973, where as a member of the research staff he developed charge coupled devices (CCD) for line-and area-video imaging. He founded Supertex Inc. in Sunnyvale, California, in 1976 to build high-voltage integrated circuits for motor and flat-panel plasma display applications. He served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and as a Director from the Company's formation.

Publisher

Fairchild Semiconductor

Identifying Numbers

Document number 73-1445

Extent

2 dated entries over 6 pages.

Dimensions

12 x 10 inches

Description

This volume contains a block diagram and description of a Line Addressable RAM (LARAM) digital storage element combining CCD and MOS memory concepts and schemes for implementing the LARAM device using a self-aligned CCD structure.

Patents

The author is named as inventor on 5 U.S patents. None were assigned to Fairchild.

Category

Notebooks

Collection Title

Fairchild Semiconductor notebooks and technical papers

Publications

The author contributed to several papers prior to his service at Fairchild.

Credit

Gift of Texas Instruments Incorporated

Lot Number

X6464.2012