Artifact Details

Title

Wheeler patent notebook (#168)

Catalog Number

102723978

Type

Text

Date

1961-09-09-1962-01-05

Author

Wheeler, Warren C.

Biographical Notes

Warren C. Wheeler was raised in Idaho. He joined Fairchild circa 1960 where he worked for G. Daughters on developing photodiode arrays. He was an early employee at MOS start-up General Microelectronics, later owned by Philco Ford. In 1966 he co-founded American Microsystems Inc. (AMI) in Cupertino, California, to design and manufacture custom MOS ICs. He served as Vice President of Technical Operations for AMI and was responsible for establishing a wafer fabrication and manufacturing facility in Pocatello, Idaho, in 1970.

Publisher

Fairchild Semiconductor

Identifying Numbers

Document number 168

Extent

Approximately 17 dated entries over 7 pages.

Dimensions

12 x 10 inches

Description

This volume contains brief notes on process variations performed on photodiode array wafers to develop a high voltage (600v) breakdown device with low leakage characteristics (pp. 6); attempt to fabricate an annular ring light source on the walls of a conical hole in the silicon (p. 7); and experiment to measure efficiency of FLP-1 light pulser (p.10).

This is one of 2 books issued to the author. The other book is Wheeler (Lab).

Patents

The author is named as inventor on 2 U.S patents. None were assigned to Fairchild.

Category

Notebooks

Collection Title

Fairchild Semiconductor notebooks and technical papers

Credit

Gift of Texas Instruments Incorporated

Lot Number

X6464.2012