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Fairchild Patent Notebooks


The Fairchild Semiconductor patent and laboratory notebooks date from before the dawn of the integrated circuit. The work contained in the notebooks revolutionized the science and manufacturing of microelectronics and drove the explosive growth of the region we now know as Silicon Valley. Fairchild was founded by Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce, Jean Hoerni, Julius Blank, Eugene Kleiner, Victor Grinich, Jay Last, and Sheldon Roberts. The history-making contributions of these entrepreneurs included inventing the modern semiconductor manufacturing technology (the planar process); building the first practical integrated circuits; the invention of the low power technology CMOS that enables every portable digital device today; and pioneering the development of semiconductor memory. All of these breakthroughs and many others critical to our modern technological society grew from ideas documented in these notebooks spanning 1957 through the 1980s.

Thanks to Texas Instruments, which donated the Notebooks in 2012, the Computer History Museum is excited to continue preserving the heritage of Fairchild Semiconductor and its extraordinary founders. CHM encourages monetary donations to continue their work preserving and providing access to the Fairchild Notebooks.

 

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  • Result 101-120 of about 207
    Castro patent notebook (#625)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1973-02-21-1973-12-26
    102722940
    Chou laboratory notebook (Lateral PNP IV)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1969-07-15-1970-02-02
    102722945
    Manoliu patent notebook (#2834)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1982-09-03
    102722995
    Nichols patent notebook (#1111)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1965-12-28-1971-04-29
    102723001
    Perkins patent notebook (#216)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1962-05-30-1966-05-25
    102723006
    Plough patent notebook (#380)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1964-08-05-1971-06-04
    102723967
    Ruegg patent notebook (#198)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1962-01-20-1966-04-29
    102723013
    Sander patent notebook (#1513)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1974-01-09
    102723018
    Wanlass patent notebook (#239)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1962-10-05-1963-07-30
    102723924
    Schmidt patent notebook (#290)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1963-03-20-1966-05-11
    102723020
    Beeson patent notebook (#25)
    Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation
    Text, 1959-04-02-1960-08-22
    102723929
    Yu patent notebook (#726)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1967-06-30-1971-04-26
    102723931
    Shyam patent notebook (#901)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1969-02-14-1970-04-07
    102723025
    Sklar patent notebook (#1105)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1969-07-07-1970-12-14
    102723032
    Haas patent notebook (#22)
    Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation
    Text, 1958-08-04-1958-12-04
    102723917
    Delfino patent notebook (#1981)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1979-07-18-1983-09-06
    102723936
    Ulrickson patent notebook (#624)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1969-08-23-1970-09-21
    102723044
    Wandry patent notebook (#471)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1966-01-03-1969-06-25
    102723049
    Frohman patent notebook (#439)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1966-03-07-1969-02-25
    102723943
    Wandry patent notebook (#473)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1966-01-03-1967-07-28
    102723051