Artifact Details

Title

Smith and Rice patent notebook (#458)

Catalog Number

102723037

Type

Text

Date

1965-06-14-1966-08-25

Author

Smith, William R.; Rice, Rex

Publisher

Fairchild Semiconductor

Identifying Numbers

Document number 458

Extent

Approximately 39 dated entries over 95 pages.

Dimensions

12 x 10 inches

Description

All entries are copies of handwritten/drawn, typed, or printed documents pasted into the pages. Many have come loose. Topics include computer I/O system ideas; a conceptual special purpose stock quotation system with block diagram (pp. 11–21); SYMBOL Computer specifications (pp. 24- 48); SYMBOL II R system and memory specifications (pp. 50 -73); high power package design (p. 78); critique of TI package (p. 83); and package interconnection methods (pp. 87-91).

Patents

The author Smith is named as inventor on 4 U.S patents, including 4 patents assigned to Fairchild:

U.S. patent 3577130, “Means for limiting field length of computed data.” Filed 1969-10-03. Issued 1971-05-04.

U.S. patent 3643225, “Memory control system.” Filed 1969-04-02. Issued 1972-02-01.

U.S. patent 3643227, “Job flow and multiprocessor operation control system.” Filed 1969-09-15. Issued 1972-02-05.

U.S. patent 3647348, “Hardware-oriented paging control system.” Filed 1970-01-19. 1972-03-07.

The author Rice is named as inventor on 16 U.S patents, including 5 patents assigned to Fairchild:

U.S. patent 3577130, “Means for limiting field length of computed data.” Filed 1969-10-03. Issued 1971-05-04.

U.S. patent 3643225, “Memory control system.” Filed 1969-04-02. Issued 1972-02-01.

U.S. patent 3643227, “Job flow and multiprocessor operation control system.” Filed 1969-09-15. Issued 1972-02-05.

U.S. patent 3647348, “Hardware-oriented paging control system.” Filed 1970-01-19. Issued 1972-03-07.

U.S. patent 4365332, “Method and circuitry for correcting errors in recirculating memories.” Filed 1980-11-03. Issued 1982-12-21.

Category

Notebooks

Collection Title

Fairchild Semiconductor notebooks and technical papers

Credit

Gift of Texas Instruments Incorporated

Lot Number

X6464.2012