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A history of the world semiconductor industry

by P. R. Morris

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Published by P. Peregrinus on behalf of the Institution of Electrical Engineers in London, U.K .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semiconductor industry -- History.,
  • Semiconductors -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-165) and index.

    StatementP.R. Morris.
    SeriesIEE history of technology series ;, 12, History of technology series ;, 12.
    ContributionsInstitution of Electrical Engineers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9696.S42 M67 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 171 p. :
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1593977M
    ISBN 100863412270
    LC Control Number91125468

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    Book Abstract: A definitive and up-to-date handbook of semiconductor devices Semiconductor devices, the basic components of integrated circuits, are responsible for the rapid growth of the electronics industry over the past fifty years. Because there is a growing need for faster and more complex. A history of the world semiconductor industry / Author: P.R. Morris. Publication info: London, U.K.: P. Peregrinus on behalf of the Institution of Electrical.


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I particularly like the inclusion of many technical pieces in the book." Robert Dobkin, Former National Semiconductor Director of Advanced Circuit Development and co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of Linear Technology by: The book describes the development of semiconductor manufacture on a worldwide basis, from its early beginnings to date.

Its approach is wide-ranging, encompassing early experimental work rooted in nineteenth century science, and it includes a brief historical review of the thermionic valve, which played an important part in the genesis of the semiconductor industry.

3 Historical survey of early research in semiconductors + Show details-Hide details p. 12 –25 (14) Before discussing the growth of the semiconductor industry, which rapidly increased in scale following the invention of a solid state amplifying device, it is useful to review the earliest technical developments leading up to that invention and without which such an event would have been, at Cited by: Get this from a library.

A history of the world semiconductor industry. [P R Morris; Institution of Electrical Engineers.] -- A general historical survey covering events leading to the establishment of the semiconductor industry and its subsequent development up to the middle of the s. The purpose of this book is to illustrate the magnificence of the fabless semiconductor ecosystem, and to give credit where credit is due.

We trace the history of the semiconductor industry from both a technical and business by: 7. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Contents. The development of the thermionic valve-- historical survey of early research in semiconductors-- development of the transistor-- major technical processes used in semiconductor device fabrication-- review of major factors affecting the growth of the United States semiconductor industry-- review of the major.

Get this from a library. A history of the world semi-conductor industry. [P R Morris] The book describes the development of semiconductor manufacture on a worldwide basis, from its early beginnings to date.

# Semiconductor industry--History\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. The growth of semiconductor manufacturing is in and of itself very interesting and this book is a good guide to its history. It shows revenue distribution through time mainly from 90s to this decade.

They show the distributions of revenues in fabless and foundry partnerships and as well discuss long run ROA's of the various business by: A history of the world semiconductor industry Morris, Peter Robin.

Development of the thermionic valve. Historical survey of early research in semiconductors. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you. Get this from a library. History of semiconductor engineering. [Bo Lojek] This book provides a unique account of the history of integrated circuit, the microelectronics industry and the people involved in the development of transistor and integrated circuit.

# Semiconductor industry--History\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Semiconductor: A materials product - usually comprised of silicon - which conducts electricity more than an insulator but less than a pure conductor, such as copper and aluminum.

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This book provides a unique account of the history of integrated circuit, the microelectronics industry and the people involved in the development of transistor and integrated circuit.

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The goal was to be the Semiconductor Industry’s History Channel on the Internet. SIA is the voice of the semiconductor industry, one of America’s top export industries and a key driver of our economic strength, national security, and global competitiveness.

Learn More > Members > Charter Members. International Members. Corporate Members. Corporate Partners. K Street NW SuiteWashington, DC   User Review - Flag as inappropriate No book about semiconductor engineering could fit in this number of pages and even cover the important issues.

But on balance, Bo Lojek kept so many images of people, equipment ads, and many old machines that I read it first just looking at the pictures, then dove into the great chapter on Bob Widler.

Widlar created the LM and beyond at the birth of 4/5(4). This book gives the history of people, places and technology that resulted in today’s semiconductor industry. I particularly like the inclusion of many technical pieces in the book." Robert Dobkin, Former National Semiconductor Director of Advanced Circuit Development and co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of Linear Technology : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

This book gives the history of people, places and technology that resulted in today’s semiconductor industry. I particularly like the inclusion of many technical pieces in the book." Robert Dobkin, Former National Semiconductor Director of Advanced Circuit Development and co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of Linear Technology Corporation.From pre-publication reviews "Your book is going to make a major contribution to semiconductor history.

You and I agree that, while the world loves a hero, semiconductor progress depended on the efforts and ideas of a large number of people, and that moving forward depended on contributors going back a few decades in some cases.Our world is being transformed by the growth of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other new technologies.

Although semiconductor companies are well positioned to capture value from these innovations, they also face challenges, including rising costs.