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The Development of an Interdisciplinary University-Based Microelectronics Research Center

John W. Hooper and Frederick A. Rossini

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter demonstrates the interactive and comprehensive campus-grounded program of research in the interdisciplinary aspect of microelectronics. Included in the discussion are the detailed ... More


The Determinants of the Adoption of Information Technology: A Case Study of the Indian Garments Industr y

KAUSHALESH LAL

in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the last two decades, microelectronics, specifically information technology (IT), has brought about significant contributions to the innovative efforts of both developed and developing countries ... More


Could Small Be Beautiful?

W. Patrick McCray

in The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies, Nanotechnologies, and a Limitless Future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176291
eISBN:
9781400844685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176291.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter discusses the growing interest in nanotechnology. As the excitement of the space program waned, new technological frontiers were found not beyond our planet but with the manipulation of ... More


Space and Earth Science

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the role played by microelectronics in the development of the Wide Field/Planetary Camera (WF/PC) for the Hubble telescope, which was a major JPL effort in the 1980s. Along ... More


The Minifab, 1975–1990

Steven T. Usdin

in Engineering Communism: How Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108743
eISBN:
9780300127959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108743.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Berg's idea of minifab production. In the late 1970s, Berg came up with an idea for an invention that he believed could revolutionize microelectronics. The idea was to shrink ... More


Special Laboratory 11, 1956–1962

Steven T. Usdin

in Engineering Communism: How Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108743
eISBN:
9780300127959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108743.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Joel Barr alias Joseph Berg's tenure at Special Laboratory II (SL-II). SL-II was formally a unit of the Experimental Design Bureau, P.O. Box 998 (OKB-998), which was part of a ... More


Zelenograd, the Soviet Silicon Valley, 1962–1965

Steven T. Usdin

in Engineering Communism: How Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108743
eISBN:
9780300127959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108743.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the construction of Zelenograd, the Soviet Silicon Valley, during the period from 1962–1965. The chapter reveals that Khrushchev signed the postanovlenie, or official decree, ... More


Modularity at the Inflection Point

Peter F. Cowhey, Jonathan D. Aronson, and Donald Abelson

in Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012850
eISBN:
9780262255066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012850.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter argues that the dynamics produced by the rise of modularity in microelectronics, broadband networking, software, and digital content are increasingly about increasing speed and power ... More


Technopolis: The Machine Threatens the Garden

Andrew M. Busch

in City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632643
eISBN:
9781469632667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632643.003.0009
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter looks at Austin’s economic and demographic growth from the 1970s to the 1990s. The University of Texas, and especially Dean of the Graduate School of Business George Kozmetsky, were ... More


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