|Re: JFK Assassination|
|Scott Dorsey (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
1 Dec 2005 13:49:21 -0500
> a reliable and inexpensive product was a difficult long task.
> According to the IBM history, at first transistors were made by hand
These were point-contact transistors.
> Even after automation yields of working transistors were
For the most part, the Mesa process that made mass production of
It is true that there was a lot of work being done by the IBM T.J.
But the IBM semiconductor research at the time was not really all that
> The end result was that until the late 1950s, transistors cost more
For a lot of applications, this remained the case until the early
> The president of IBM went around with the new transistor portable
Yes, but don't forget that the Univac Solid-State computer came out
"C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."
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