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Education and Early Career 1
Family history. Early education in Delaware. World War II. Early interest in science. Grace Methodist Church. The Great Depression. The University of Delaware. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Robert N. Noyce and Sanborn C. Brown.
Early Career 18
Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc. Ted S. Benedict. William B. Shockley. Julius Molnar. John Hornbeck. John K. Galt. Jack Morton. Ian M. Ross. Research at Bell Labs. Morris Tanenbaum. Jack A. Moll. NPN transistors. PNP transistor.
Work Assignments 26
Making a PNPN switch device. Silicon. Visiting William Shockley's lab. James M. Early. Diffused silicon transistor. PNP diffused base transistor. Carl Frosh. Integrated circuits. Epitaxy. Ian Macintosh. Photolithography. Volume production. Director of transistor development. Competition with other companies. Nike missile. Head of silicon transistor and integrated circuit development. Hybrid circuits. IEEE. Harold Sello.
Bell Lab Accomplishments and Suppliers 69
Nike-X project. Hybrid circuits in ESS. Western Electric Company. Varian Inc. Reading Pennsylvania. Gallium phosphide. Solid State Device and Materials Lab. Morgan Sparks. Historical works. The History of the Transistor. The History of the Integrated Circuits.
Retirement. IEEE. Science News. The Teaching Company. Grandchildren. General reflections.