Artifact Details

Title

The foundation of the silicon age

Catalog Number

102770823

Type

Text

Date

1997

Author

Ross, Ian

Publisher

Bell Labs Technical Journal

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-47bba0e6a2a2f Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

12 p.

Description

This paper was written by Ian Ross, a former president of Bell Labs, to mark the 50th anniversary of the invention of the transistor. It describes the major technological hurdles that had to be overcome to bring the transistor into volume production. 12 scanned pages.

Category

Article

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017