Issue No. 01 - January (2010 vol. 32)
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David A. Laws , Computer History Museum
<p>Founded in 1957 by eight dissidents from Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory, Fairchild Semiconductor developed some of the most important innovations in 20th century technology and sowed the seeds of the microelectronic-driven computer industry of today. This article surveys some of the key personalities who worked at the company and describes their technological and management contributions.</p>
Fairchild, Hoerni, integrated circuit, Microelectronics, Moore, Noyce, Planar, Semiconductor, Silicon Valley
D. A. Laws, "A Company of Legend: The Legacy of Fairchild Semiconductor," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 32, no. , pp. 60-74, 2010.