Artifact Details

Title

First planar IC - die photo

Catalog Number

102770238

Type

Still image

Date

ca. 1961

Publisher

Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-4518aa89bb581 Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

1 digital image

Description

This Set/Reset Micrologic flip-flop was the industry's first integrated circuit fabricated as a monolithic chip. The first working units were tested in May 1960. Members of Jay Last's development team included I. Haas - Diffusion & Test, L. Kattner - Concept & Assembly, J. Nall - Masks, S. M. Fok, C. Gunter, M. Hoar, J. Lessard, R. Marlin, G. Tripp, J. Wilkerson, plus R. Norman - Circuit Design. 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