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The Chip History Center

The Chip History Center

Launched in September of 2004, the Chip History Center web site was originally developed by VLSI Research Inc. to be the semiconductor industry's History Channel on the internet to help strengthen the industry's infrastructure by providing an archive of videos and reports that document the industry's history and its development. Today its purpose is to serve as a virtual museum on the history of the semiconductor industry, preserve and archive the history of the industry that opened the doors to the information age, provide easy to access and free information to researchers, historians, and educators, provide educational resources for K-12 that show how things work, and provide role models for children of people for whom science and math have enriched their live. This a great website to explore the early days of the Semiconductor Manufacturing equipment and some of its most interesting pioneers from the 60's through the 90's. The site has historical pictures and interactive blogs for you to leave your comments and thoughts.

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