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The man behind the microchip : Robert Noyce and the invention of Silicon Valley

Author: Leslie Berlin
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2008?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Robert N Noyce; Robert N Noyce
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Berlin
ISBN: 9780195311990 019531199X
OCLC Number: 847349915
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the American Association for History and Computing Book Award.
Description: xi, 402 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Adrenaline and Gasoline --
Rapid Robert --
Apprenticeship --
Breakaway --
Invention --
A Strange Little Upstart --
Startup --
Takeoff --
The Edge of What's Barely Possible --
Renewal --
Political Entrepreneurship --
Public Startup --
Appendix A : Author's Interviews and Correspondence --
Appensix B : Robert Noyce's Patents.
Responsibility: Leslie Berlin.

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