Title and Description Page
Family History. Literary Interest. High School. Frank Preston. Hitchhiking to California. Independence as Youth. World War II.
University of Rochester, Optics. Kodak Eastman Company. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Arthur von Hippel. Graduate Research. IBM Fellowship. Independence as Researcher. Research at the Metalografiska Institute. Career Choices. William B. Shockley. Hiring Practices.
Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory 36
Compartmentalization of Research. Development of Processes. William B. Shockley's Management Style. Personal Relationships Among Fairchild Co-founders. Plan to Form Fairchild Semiconductor. Obtaining Financing. Arthur J. Rock.
Fairchild Semiconductor 56
Founding Fairchild Semiconductor. Planar Process. Weekly Meetings. Edward Baldwin. Finances. Rock Climbing. African Art Collection. Integrated Circuit at Fairchild Semiconductor. Production of Integrated Circuit. Management Structure of Fairchild Semiconductor. Contributions of Jean A. Hoerni.
Teledyne Incorporated 84
Founding of Teledyne Incorporated. Gordon E. Moore. Structure of Teledyne Incorporated. Analog Integrated Circuits. Kyocera Corporation. Financial Issues. Semiconductor Industry. Amelco Corporation. Products. Leaving Teledyne Incorporated. Venture Investments of Jay T. Last.
Socialization with Fairchild Cofounders. Investing in Intel Corporation. Gordon E. Moore. Material Technology and Semiconductor Innovation. Education. Art Collection. Archeological Conservancy. Academic Writing.