Artifact Details

Title

Anada, Ikuo oral history

Catalog Number

102740057

Type

Text

Date

2014-12-14

Contributor

Anada, Ikuo, Interviewee
Dennis, Eric, Videographer
Plutte, Jon, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Tokyo, Japan

Extent

13 p.

Format

PDF

Copyright Holder

Computer History Museum

Description

[This oral history is one of seven recorded in December 2014 with former leaders in the Japanese semiconductor industry. ]

Anada-san was born in 1937 and graduated from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1960, majoring in Physics. Joining Oki Electric in 1960, he held many different management positions, rising to become President of Tohoku Oki Electric Co. in 1995.

During this oral history, Anada-san speaks in detail about the sources and resolution of the Japanese/US semiconductor trade dispute during the 1980’s. He also speaks to the challenges currently facing the semiconductor industry in Japan.

Category

Transcription

Subject

semiconductor history; Japanese semiconductor; Oki; DRAM; CMOS; MOS; General Instruments; Elpida; Renesas; Rohm; silicon cycle

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Series Title

Japanese semiconductor pioneers

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X7372.2015