Posts Tagged ‘transistors’
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Immersion Inventor Honoured

The inventor of immersion lithography has been recognised by the IEEE with the award of the IEEE’s 2013 Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal…

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Mullard To Mass-Manufacture ICs

‘Two years since the first integrated circuits became available from Mullard’s Southampton facility, the groundwork for a ‘Ford type’ mass production unit has been built round that pilot installation.’  So starts a story in Electronics Weekly’s issue of September 24th 1969…

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Brits Wow Moscow

Moscow: It’s The Busiest Show Ever

  This was the headline, 51 years ago, in Electronics Weekly’s edition of May 31st 1961…

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Hocus-Focus

Time was when a semiconductor CEO who said he couldn’t see how to grow his company was seen as a wuss…

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Planar Devices Next Year.

Epitaxial transistors very soon. Planar devices by early 1962. These are the basic plans of the Ferranti Electronics Department, but they are by no means the only plans.

  So, over 50 years ago, starts a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of April 19th 1961…

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14nm Is The Equaliser, says Globalfoundries

14nm finfet technology will level the playing field for the fabless community by giving them a process as good as anything available in the IDM community, says Mojy Chian, senior vice president for design enablement at Globalfoundries…

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Getting Away

Andrew Rickman had a spectacular success with Bookham Technology, inventing a technology for optical chips and starting a company to sell them which went public in 2000 at a valuation of $6.8 billion propelling it into the FTSE100…

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The Hushed Emperor

In February 1962 the headline in a Japanese newspaper was: ‘Emperor Hushed Up’ .

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