Accession Number:

ADA218141

Title:

Transistor and Solid-State Technology: A Historical Development

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 7 Mar-25 Mar 1988

Corporate Author:

HARRY DIAMOND LABS ADELPHI MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

From the invention of the first transistor in 1947 to solid-state advances leading up to the 21st century, this paper presents the historical developments of solid-state devices. Along with individual solid-state milestones, the paper relates the solid-state accomplishments to advances in the computer industry, military, and the commercial world. Keywords Semiconductor, Integrated circuit, Transistor miniaturization, Semiconductor technological advances.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE