Kilby and his IC


Read a biography of Jack Kilby on History of Computers.


Watch this short compilation of interviews with Kilby on the process of inventing the IC, conducted by Texas Instruments. Then watch an even shorter interview with Kilby, this one about the impact and changes in IC technology since this semiconductor was invented.

Other Media

For an illustrated journey through Texas Instruments’ involvement in semiconductor history, check out TI’s Interactive Timeline. Click on the “Semiconductor” tab on the top to learn more about the semiconductors, integrated circuits, Jack Kilby, and more!