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Invention

Leslie Berlin

in The Man behind the Microchip

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780195163438
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199788569 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163438.003.0006
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This chapter focuses on Noyce's capacity for innovation and his development of the integrated circuit. The early years of Fairchild Semiconductor were also a most intellectually fertile time for Noyce. Seven of his seventeen patents, including his most important for the integrated circuit, date from the eighteen months after the company was launched.

Keywords: Robert Noyce; inventions; transistors; integrated circuits

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Subjects: History of Science and Technology

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