Pao patent notebook (#1445)
Pao, Henry C.
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.
2 dated entries over 6 pages.
12 x 10 inches
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.
The author is named as inventor on 5 U.S patents. None were assigned to Fairchild.
Fairchild Semiconductor notebooks and technical papers
The author contributed to several papers prior to his service at Fairchild.
Gift of Texas Instruments Incorporated