Artifact Details

Title

The development of monolithic integrated circuit memory chips at IBM Corporation

Catalog Number

102770452

Type

Text

Date

ca. 1984

Author

Rappa, Michael A.

Publisher

Strategic Management Research Center, University of Minnesota

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-48863cc8505a8 Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

25 p.

Description

This paper describes the the SP95 project at the East Fishkill, NY facility that fabricated IBM's first monolithic integrated circuit, a 16-bit, system-protect memory array for the System 360 Model 95. Phase 2 of the program led to 64 and 128-bit devices that paved the way for IBM's transition from core to semiconductor main memory that was described in 1971 as the "biggest technology push in IBM's history. Donated By Paul Castrucci. 15 scanned pages.

Category

Article

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017