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Author Bassett, Ross Knox, 1959-

Title To the digital age : research labs, start-up companies, and the rise of MOS technology / Ross Knox Bassett
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002


Description 1 online resource (xii, 421 pages) : illustrations
Series Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology
Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology.
Contents How a bad idea became good (to some): the emergence of the MOS transistor, 1945-1963 -- Back from the frontier: IBM research and the formation of the LSI program, 1951-1965 -- Development at research: the research phase of IBM's MOS program, 1963-1967 -- MOS in a bipolar company: Fairchild and the MOS transistor, 1963-1968 -- It takes an industry: the MOS community -- The end of research: Intel and the MOS transistor, 1968-1975 -- IBM: MOS and the visible hand, 1967-1975 -- The logic of MOS: Intel and the microprocessor, 1968-1975
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Metal oxide semiconductors -- History
Electronics -- Social aspects
COMPUTERS -- Machine Theory.
COMPUTERS -- Computer Engineering.
COMPUTERS -- Hardware -- General.
Electronics -- Social aspects
Metal oxide semiconductors
Metaaloxide silicium structuren.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001001861
ISBN 0801873495