Witnessing the Birth of VLSI Design

@article{Squin2012WitnessingTB,
  title={Witnessing the Birth of VLSI Design},
  author={Carlo H. S{\'e}quin},
  journal={IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine},
  year={2012},
  volume={4},
  pages={36-39}
}
  • C. Séquin
  • Published 24 December 2012
  • Physics
  • IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine
I have had several lucky breaks in my career. One of them was the opportunity to be immersed in the emergence of VLSI technology and its associated design methodology. I got my Ph.D. in Experimental Physics from the University of Basel, Switzerland, in 1969. My first job was with Bell Telephone Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey. Because of my thesis, in which I studied the behavior of Interface States in Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistors, I was placed into Lab 225, which… 
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