Semiconductors are to the information age what engines are to the industrial age. Chips are the steam engine, the internal combustion engine, and the fractional horsepower engine rolled up into one. The Chip History Center is dedicated to preserving that history for future generations.

Bill Tobey on the Wafer ...
13 Dec 2006
Bill Tobey on the Wafer ...

The stepper was one of the most important tools that would propel Moore's Law fo ...

The stepper was one of the most important tools that would propel Moore's Law forward for decades. In this interview, Bill Tobey talks about how it came to be. ... See more
Fairchild & Chip Making
10 Oct 2007
Fairchild & Chip Making

Charlie Sporck arrived at Fairchild Semiconductor in 1959. Between then and thro ...

Charlie Sporck arrived at Fairchild Semiconductor in 1959. Between then and through the 1980's he built a strong reputation and ultimately became respected by many as America's greatest manufacturing executive in semiconductors during his time. ... See more
Math, Science, & Your F ...
27 Apr 2006
Math, Science, & Your F ...

Sound Boring? Hear how very successful people have used Math & Science to make t ...

Sound Boring? Hear how very successful people have used Math & Science to make their lives wild, fun, and challenging. Just in case those dreams of being a rock star or sports star don't pan out . . . watch this video for another path to nab the ... See more
Building Applied Materi ...
01 Dec 2005
Building Applied Materi ...

Dan Maydan talks about how Applied Materials built it into a multi-billion dolla ...

Dan Maydan talks about how Applied Materials built it into a multi-billion dollar, multi-product company ... See more
Building Fairchild Test ...
12 Jan 2006
Building Fairchild Test ...

Jim Bowen talks about how he took Fairchild Test Systems Group from a money lose ...

Jim Bowen talks about how he took Fairchild Test Systems Group from a money loser to the world's largest semiconductor equipment company during the seventies and how mismanagement led to its destruction after he left. ... See more
The Rise of ASML
26 Jul 2006
The Rise of ASML

Martin van den Brink, employee number 1 at ASML, describes what it's been like t ...

Martin van den Brink, employee number 1 at ASML, describes what it's been like to take on Japan's giants and win. ... See more
How the SIA Got Started ...
16 May 2007
How the SIA Got Started ...

In this segment, Wilf offers the firsthand account of someone who was there at t ...

In this segment, Wilf offers the firsthand account of someone who was there at the founding of the Semiconductor Industry Association. ... See more
The History of EDA: an  ...
08 Nov 2006
The History of EDA: an ...

How EDA evolved from crude mainframes that could hardly draw a line, to today's ...

How EDA evolved from crude mainframes that could hardly draw a line, to today's hierarchical software that keeps track of the billions of things that have to happen to turn an idea into a design ... See more
Current Trends in EDA
05 Dec 2006
Current Trends in EDA

Aart de Geus: Chairman & CEO, Synopsys: Current Trends in EDA

Aart de Geus: Chairman & CEO, Synopsys: Current Trends in EDA ... See more
Alex d'Arbeloff on Tera ...
23 May 2006
Alex d'Arbeloff on Tera ...

How Teradyne got started and what it was like to be a start-up in the sixties.

How Teradyne got started and what it was like to be a start-up in the sixties. ... See more
Alex on Building a Gian ...
01 Jun 2006
Alex on Building a Gian ...

Alex describes the second phase of Teradyne history and how they built the compa ...

Alex describes the second phase of Teradyne history and how they built the company into an industry giant. ... See more
Alex on Lessons Learned
07 Jun 2006
Alex on Lessons Learned

Alex d'Arbeloff's essential rules for running a semiconductor equipment company

Alex d'Arbeloff's essential rules for running a semiconductor equipment company ... See more
Soitec's SOI Roadmap
26 Feb 2004
Soitec's SOI Roadmap

Andre Auberton-Herve: President & CEO, Soitec: Soitec's SOI Roadmap

Andre Auberton-Herve: President & CEO, Soitec: Soitec's SOI Roadmap ... See more
Andy Grove on the devel ...
15 Jun 2004
Andy Grove on the devel ...

Andy Grove talks at IMEC 2004 - the Intel Manufacturing Excellence Conference - ...

Andy Grove talks at IMEC 2004 - the Intel Manufacturing Excellence Conference - about the history of manufacturing and how early practices entered into the Intel legacy flow. Topics include issues deploying new technology into manufacturing. Reliabil ...See more
Andy Grove on the Evolu ...
22 Mar 2005
Andy Grove on the Evolu ...

Andrew S. Grove addresses the evolution of semiconductor manufacturing from the ...

Andrew S. Grove addresses the evolution of semiconductor manufacturing from the earliest days at Fairchild to Intel in this interview. ... See more
Art Zafiropoulo and his ...
29 Nov 2004
Art Zafiropoulo and his ...

Art Zafiropoulo was honored for championing technology through innovative market ...

Art Zafiropoulo was honored for championing technology through innovative marketing approaches: first with plasma etching and later with “mix and match” lithographic manufacturing strategies. ... See more
Ultratech's Vision of t ...
16 Nov 2004
Ultratech's Vision of t ...

Art Zafiropoulo: Chairman & CEO of Ultratech: Ultratech's Vision of the Future

Art Zafiropoulo: Chairman & CEO of Ultratech: Ultratech's Vision of the Future ... See more
Bill Tobey on his Bob G ...
06 Dec 2006
Bill Tobey on his Bob G ...

Bill Tobey on his 2006 Bob Graham Award and Lessons Learned

Bill Tobey on his 2006 Bob Graham Award and Lessons Learned ... See more
Test Panel: B. Price, P ...
29 Mar 2005
Test Panel: B. Price, P ...

Test Panel: B. Price, Philips on... Open Architecture

Test Panel: B. Price, Philips on... Open Architecture ... See more
Barry Rapozo and his 20 ...
29 Nov 2004
Barry Rapozo and his 20 ...

Barry Rapozo was honored for the establishment of selling processes in wafer fab ...

Barry Rapozo was honored for the establishment of selling processes in wafer fab. He identified and met our industry specific customer needs and brought these selling processes into theindustry. ... See more
The Road Ahead in Semic ...
05 Nov 2003
The Road Ahead in Semic ...

Bernie Meyerson, CTO at IBM's Microelectronics Division, on.... The Road Ahead ...

Bernie Meyerson, CTO at IBM's Microelectronics Division, on.... The Road Ahead in Semiconductors ... See more
Lithography Panel: Bill ...
22 Oct 2003
Lithography Panel: Bill ...

Lithography Panel: Bill Arnold, ASML, on... 193 immersion, 157nm, EUV, etc.

Lithography Panel: Bill Arnold, ASML, on... 193 immersion, 157nm, EUV, etc. ... See more
Lithography Panel: Bill ...
16 Nov 2004
Lithography Panel: Bill ...

Lithography Panel: Bill Arnold, ASML on... Immersion Lithography

Lithography Panel: Bill Arnold, ASML on... Immersion Lithography ... See more
Lithography Panel: on.. ...
07 Dec 2005
Lithography Panel: on.. ...

Lithography Panel: Bill Arnold, ASML on... 32nm: Immersion or EUV?

Lithography Panel: Bill Arnold, ASML on... 32nm: Immersion or EUV? ... See more
Lithography Panel: Audi ...
07 Dec 2005
Lithography Panel: Audi ...

Lithography Panel: Audience Q&A on... 32nm: Immersion or EUV?

Lithography Panel: Audience Q&A on... 32nm: Immersion or EUV? ... See more

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