The man behind the microchip : Robert Noyce and the invention of Silicon Valley / Leslie Berlin.

Author
Published
  • Oxford : Oxford University Press 2005
Physical description
1 online resource (441 p.)
ISBN
  • 0-19-531199-X
  • 1-280-53382-X
  • 9786610533824
  • 0-19-803688-4
  • 1-60256-830-8
  • 1-4237-4663-5
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-383) and index.
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Adrenaline and Gasoline; 2 Rapid Robert; 3 Apprenticeship; 4 Breakaway; 5 Invention; 6 A Strange Little Upstart; 7 Startup; 8 Takeoff; 9 The Edge of What's Barely Possible; 10 Renewal; 11 Political Entrepreneurship; 12 Public Startup; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Appendix A: Author's Interviews and Correspondence; Appendix B: Robert Noyce's Patents; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • This is the life of a giant of the high-tech industry - co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel - and inventor of the integrated circuit, which is used in every modern computer, microwave, telephone and car. This biography of Robert Noyce narrates his background, and his education.

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