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ISBN 0-89919-195-9

This book is provided for general reference. The National Museum of American History and the Smithsonian Institution make no claims as to the accuracy or completeness of this work.

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Cover
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Title Page
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Dedication
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Acknowledgements
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Back Cover

Index:
FOREWORD Three Bright Mice;, page iii
and More, on the Run!  and More, on the Run!
State of the Art, page v
INTRODUCTION  INTRODUCTION
1947 The Birth of Modern Electronics, page 2
The Point-Contact Transistor  The Point-Contact Transistor
Photo of The Point-Contact Transistor
1950 Solid-State Electronics Goes Commercial, page 4
The Junction Transistor  The Junction Transistor
Photo of The Junction Transistor
1958 The Microelectronic Revolution Begins, page 6
The First IC  The First IC
Photo of The First IC
1959 The Most Efficient Way to Make Transistors, page 8
The Planar Process  The Planar Process
Photo of The Planar Process
1961 Putting the Planar Process to Good Use, page 10
The First Planar IC  The First Planar IC
Photo of The First Planar IC
1962 A New Form of Transistor, page 12
The Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor  The Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor
Photo of The Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor
1963 Resistor - Transistor Logic, page 14
The 907  The 907
Photo of The 907
1964 The First Linear IC, page 16
The µA702 Operational Amplifier  The µA702 Operational Amplifier
Photo of The µA702 Operational Amplifier
1965 A Semiconductor Best-Seller, page 18
The µA709 Operational Amplifier  The µA709 Operational Amplifier
Photo of The µA709 Operational Amplifier
1966 Storing Data Through Magnetization, page 20
Magnetic-Bubble Memories  Magnetic-Bubble Memories
Photo of Magnetic-Bubble Memories
1967 The First IC Made with Computer-Aided Design, page 22
Micromosaic  Micromosaic
Photo of Micromosaic
1970 The First 256-Bit Static RAM, page 24
The 4100  The 4100
Photo of The 4100
1970 The First 1,024-Bit (1K) Dynamic RAM, page 26
The 1103  The 1103
Photo of The 1103
1970 A New Method of Sensing Images, page 28
The First 8-bit Charge-Coupled Device  The First 8-bit Charge-Coupled Device
Photo of The First 8-bit Charge-Coupled Device
1971 The First Microprocessor, page 30
The 4004  The 4004
Photo of The 4004
1971 A Piece of Electronic Magic, page 32
The First Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory, the 1702  The First Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory, the 1702
Photo of The First Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory, the 1702
1972 The First 8-bit Microprocessor, page 34
The 8008  The 8008
Photo of The 8008
1974 The First General-Purpose Microprocessor, page 36
The 8-bit 8080  The 8-bit 8080
Photo of The 8-bit 8080
1974 The Most Widely Used Computer on a Chip, page 38
The TMS 1000  The TMS 1000
Photo of The TMS 1000
1974 The First 16-Bit Microprocessor, page 40
PACE  PACE
Photo of PACE
1974 The Most Widely Used Digital-to-Analog Converter, page 42
The DAC-08  The DAC-08
Photo of The DAC-08
1975 A Popular Personal Computer Microprocessor, page 44
The 6502  The 6502
Photo of The 6502
1975 The Microprocessor Decentralized, page 46
A Bit-Slice Processor, the 2901  A Bit-Slice Processor, the 2901
Photo of A Bit-Slice Processor, the 2901
1976 One of the Most Popular 8-bit Microprocessors, page 48
The Z-80  The Z-80
Photo of The Z-80
1976 One of the Most Successful 16K Dynamic RAMs, page 50
The 4116  The 4116
Photo of The 4116
1977 The First Telephone Coder-Decoder on a Chip, page 52
The 2910  The 2910
Photo of The 2910
1977 A Programmable Logic Chip, page 54
The PAL 16L8  The PAL 16L8
Photo of The PAL 16L8
1977 An Unexpected Breakthrough, page 56
The First 65,536-Bit (64K) Dynamic RAM  The First 65,536-Bit (64K) Dynamic RAM
Photo of The First 65,536-Bit (64K) Dynamic RAM
1979 One of the Most Powerful 16-Bit Microprocessors, page 58
The 68000  The 68000
Photo of The 68000
1980 The Optical Mouse, page 60
A Chip that Detects Motion  A Chip that Detects Motion
Photo of A Chip that Detects Motion
1980 Synchronizing the Transfer of Data, page 62
A Dynamic Memory Controller, the AM2964  A Dynamic Memory Controller, the AM2964
Photo of A Dynamic Memory Controller, the AM2964
1980 One of the Most Popular 65,536-Bit (64K) Dynamic RAMs, page 64
The TMS 4164  The TMS 4164
Photo of The TMS 4164
1981 The Cutting Edge of IC Technology, page 66
The First 294,912-Bit (288K) Dynamic RAM  The First 294,912-Bit (288K) Dynamic RAM
Photo of The First 294,912-Bit (288K) Dynamic RAM
1981 The Fourth Stage in Microprocessor Development, page 68
A 32-Bit Microprocessor  A 32-Bit Microprocessor
Photo of A 32-Bit Microprocessor
1982 Another Way to Record Sound, page 70
A Digital Speech Synthesizer, the S3610 LPC-10  A Digital Speech Synthesizer, the S3610 LPC-10
Photo of A Digital Speech Synthesizer, the S3610 LPC-10
1982 A High-Voltage Driver, page 72
The S4535  The S4535
Photo of The S4535
The Near Future, page 74
Chips Made Out of Gallium Arsenide  Chips Made Out of Gallium Arsenide
Photo of Chips Made Out of Gallium Arsenide
The Distant Future, page 76
Josephson Junctions  Josephson Junctions
Photo of Josephson Junctions

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