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Revolution in Miniature The History and Impact of Semiconductor Electronics

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ISBN-10: 0521289033

ISBN-13: 9780521289030

Edition: 2nd 1982 (Revised)

Authors: Ernest Braun, Stuart Macdonald

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1982
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/21/1982
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
An innovation based on science
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