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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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    Vadász patent notebook (#416)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1965-02-05-1968-03-18
    102723045
    Hilbiber patent notebook (#164)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1961-09-08-1963-03-11
    102723944
    Wandry patent notebook (#781)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1970-12-08-1971-06-25
    102723052
    Bittmann patent notebook (#234)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1962-08-09-1968-07-01
    102723949
    Vadász patent notebook (#393)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1964-09-17-1965-01-21
    102723951
    Wandry patent notebook (Work Log)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1966-01-03-1969-06-25
    102723975
    Castro patent notebook (#1112)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1969-07-22-1970-01-19
    102723957
    Fok laboratory notebook (ROBE Meetings)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1962-05-21-1963-02-26
    102722959
    Forsythe patent notebook (#551)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1966-09-21-1971-04-13
    102722961
    Noyce patent notebook (#8)
    Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation
    Text, 1958-02-24-1966-06-06
    102722911
    Sander patent notebook (#383)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1964-09-04-1971-03-11
    102723952
    Reddi patent notebook (#245)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, Undated.
    102723969
    Barry patent notebook (#1083)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1969-08-19-1970-12-22
    102722923
    Haas laboratory notebook (Micrologic Book I)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1959-10-12-1960-10-07
    102722966
    Hsu patent notebook (#594)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1966-09-10-1966-12-05
    102722973
    Lehrer patent notebook (#3042)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1984-08-01-1985-06-18
    102722992
    Barry patent notebook (#1275)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1970-08-10-1972-01-28
    102722916
    Beeson patent notebook (#20)
    Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation
    Text, 1958-07-01-1959-04-02
    102722928
    Kattner laboratory notebook (Micrologic Electrical Isolation)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1960-09-26-1961-01-08
    102722978
    Kim patent notebook (#1273)
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Text, 1970-08-03-1974-10-23
    102722980