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Revolution in Miniature : The History and Impact of Semiconductor Electronics - Ernest Braun

Revolution in Miniature

The History and Impact of Semiconductor Electronics

Paperback Published: 20th December 1982
ISBN: 9780521289030
Number Of Pages: 256

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Semiconductor electronics is the major technology of our age. Its achievement and potential are vast, its application and influence ubiquitous, its social and economic consequences uncertain. Semiconductor electronics has become the vehicle for nearly all technological change and, consequently, the subject of much discussion. This revised and up dated edition is offered as a basic contribution to that vital discussion by authors who have long studied the process of technological change and who are familiar with the peculiarities of the semiconductor industry. Although it dealt with a highly technical subject, the first edition proved readily intelligible to a wide audience. The second edition is designed for that same group - those who seek an understanding of the processes at the heart of technological change.

Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
An innovation based on science
Genesis
Science after the Second World War
The Bell Laboratories
The transistor
A new industry
The pace of progress
The integrated circuit
Very large scale integration
The American semiconductor industry
The international semiconductor industry
Reflections on an electronic age
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521289030
ISBN-10: 0521289033
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 20th December 1982
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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