Wednesday, June 22, 2005

IC pioneer Jack Kilby dies | The Register

IC pioneer Jack Kilby dies | The Register: "Jack Kilby, who invented the integrated circuit, has died aged 81. Kilby was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2000 for his achievement.

Kilby designed the first IC over the summer of 1958 at Texas Instruments while most of the company was on vacation, and it was first demonstrated on September 12, and unveiled to the public the following spring."

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