Jack Kilby

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1923- Born In Great Bend, Kansas.

1923

Born In Great Bend, Kansas.

1940s-Started to listen to Big Band music. Also a big fan of radio broadcasts.

1940

Started to listen to Big Band music. Also a big fan of radio broadcasts.

1947- Graduated and Bell labs announced the invention of the transistor.

1947

Graduated
Bell labs announced the invention of the transistor.

1958- His wife and him moved to Dallas, Took a job at Texas Interments.

1958

His wife and him moved to Dallas. When he took his job at Texas Interments.

1970- apply silicon technology to help generate electrical power from sunlight.

1970

started to do some independent work. Started to work on how to apply silicon technology to help generate electrical power from sunlight.

1978 to 1984- doing much research

1978 - 1984

Doing much research

1980s- Officially retired from TI

1980

Officially retired from TI

2005- Jack Kilby passes away.

2005

Jack Kilby passes away.