Artifact Details

Title

First planar transistor - die photo

Catalog Number

102770237

Type

Still image

Date

1959

Publisher

Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-4514a11b33026 Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

1 digital image

Description

The First Planar Transistor - A teardrop device which marked the beginning of an industry revolution. Caption accompanying an image reproduced in "A Solid State of Progress" a portfolio of "some of the most important technical milestones in this era" published as a promotional item by Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation circa 1972. Donated by Alice Arsenault.

Category

Digital Image

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017