1970s: The Solid State Era


From Silicon Valley to the Silicon Prairie, the work of the 70s laid the groundwork for the personal computer revolution of the 80s.

Research at CSL


CSL explored all levels of electronics, expanding research on semiconductor materials and devices - the solid-state foundation on which microchips are built.

In this Decade:

  • Advances in Circuits
  • Controlling Large-Scale Systems
  • Hidden Signals
  • In Theory
  • Raising the Speed Limit
  • Robots: Extending the Senses
  • The Semiconductor Revolution