EARLY TRANSISTOR AND DIODE HISTORY

AT BELL LABS

Art Uhlir Jr.  

 

 

 

The Audio Links on This Page are Excerpts from an Interview Conducted with Professor Uhlir from May to August 2004.

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The remainder of this Oral History will present Professor Uhlir’s comments on early and current work on porous silicon.

 

 

 

 

Go To Uhlir Oral History, Page 12

Discussion on Porous Silicon

 

 

 

 

Oral History – Art Uhlir Jr.

Historic Audio Recordings

 

 

Starting at Bell Labs in 1951.

Uhlir Audio Clip #1

 

First Assignment at Bell Labs in the High Frequency Transistor Group.

 Uhlir Audio Clip #2

 

Life Testing Early Point Contact Transistors. 

Uhlir Audio Clip #3

 

 

Chemical Passivation and Plastic Packaging for the First Junction Transistors.

Uhlir Audio Clip #4

 

 

 

Applying P-N Junction Theory to Microwave Diodes – Making the First Germanium Parametric Amplifiers

 Uhlir Audio Clip #5

 

 

 

 

 

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