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Walker (Rob) papers
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Description
Rob Walker (1935-2016) was a Silicon Valley native and Silicon Valley educated electrical engineer who was involved with semiconductors since the 1960s at Fairchild, Intel and as a founder of LSI Logic. He also founded the Silicon Genesis oral history series. His collection contains presentation slides, reports, sales material, and other documentation from from LSI Logic Corp.; articles and papers given by him; documents from Fairchild Semiconductor; specifications from Lawrence Livermore Laboratories; and documentation from Philco Corp.
Background
Walker is an ASIC (Application specific integrated circuits) consultant and founder of LSI Logic. He is also the author of SILICON DESTINY: THE STORY OF ASIC AND LSI LOGIC CORPORATIONS, CMC Publications (Milpitas, Calif.), 1993.
Extent
8 Linear Feet (11 boxes)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual & born-digital materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.