Artifact Details

Title

Untold 8 year history of the microprocessor's origins : from vacuum tubes (1963) to first microprocessor (1971) and how U of M influenced the transition

Catalog Number

102770847

Type

Text

Date

2007-10-12

Author

Boysel, Lee

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-490b7b41ebafe Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

16 p.

Description

“The Untold 8 Year History of the Microprocessor’s Origins” is a presentation given by Lee Boysel at his alma mater, the University of Michigan, in 2007. It includes chip photographs of an MOS DRAM (256-bits) he designed at Fairchild in July 1968 and the AL1 8-bit microprocessor slice produced at Four Phase Systems in March 1969. 16 page digital file.

Category

Presentation Materials

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017