Tag Results for Physics research (4)

  1. Fairchild Semi to Celebrate the Big Five-Oh

    The people at Fairchild Semiconductor are tooting their horn these days over the upcoming celebration of their 50th birthday. Obviously, it's a big deal for them, but why should you care? Because the computer or device you're using to read these words depends in large part on the fundamental breakthroughs that the founders of Fairchild made a half century ago. Moreover, the creation of this semiconductor company stands as a dramatic lesson in how progress advances in fits and starts, inspired by individuals when they have the right conditions in which to work their magic. The story of Fairchild Semi …

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