Monolithic Concept and the Inventions of Integrated Circuits by Kilby and Noyce


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Getting history right is an important matter. It is in that spirit that this paper has been written about the invention of integrated circuits (ICs). The invention of ICs has been one of the most important inventions of the 20th century which has revolutionized mankind forever. They are used worldwide in many fields and applications: education, research, computers, medicine, internet, nanotechnology, biotechnology, government and others, and in every commercial, industrial and defense industries. Almost nothing is possible nowadays without using the ICs. Therefore it is important to know who invented them and how.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 3, Technical Proceedings of the 2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 3
Published: May 20, 2007
Pages: 460 - 473
Industry sector: Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topics: Nanoelectronics
ISBN: 1-4200-6184-4