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Subhendu Guha Innovative Lives Presentation

Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Guha, Subhendu  Search this
Names:
United Solar Systems Corporation.  Search this
Berger, Sondra  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Oral history
Videotapes
Interviews
Photographs
Date:
1998
Summary:
This collection contains original, master, and reference videos documentingSubhendu Guha, inventor of the solar shingle.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains original, master, and reference videos and photographs and transcripts for select footage from the Subhendu Guha Innovatibve Lives Presentation.
Arrangement:
Collection divided into three series.

Series 1: Original videos, 1998

Series 2: Master videos, 1998

Series 3: Reference videos, 1998

Series 4: Photographs, 1998
Biographical / Historical:
Subhendu Guha was born in Calcutta, India. He studied physics at Presidency College and later did graduate work at the University of Calcutta. Guha earned his Ph.D from the University of Calcutta in 1968 and joined the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Bombay, India. At the Tata Institute, Guha investigated certain properties of semiconductors. He became interested in the use of semiconductors to convert sunlight into electricity. The conversion of sunlight to electricity is known as photovoltaics. Guha's concern for environmental and societal problems led him to focus on amorphous silicon, an element found in sand that can be applied as a thin film to produce photovoltaic material. This research led Guha to add hydrogen in the production process, which made a more useful amorphous silicon . Practical applications for Guha's work led him to Energy Conversion Devices (ECD) in the United States. ECD promoted the use of solar energy for a variety of applications. Ultimately, Guha joined an ECD joint company, United Solar Systems to manufacture solar cells. His research led him to produce a photovoltaic panel that is seven feet long and a foot wide, is lightweight, flexible, rugged, durable, and is easy to install with conventional panels. The panels were innovative because of their design, materials, and production process. Manufacturing begins with stainless steel that is washed to remove surface dirt. Two layers of reflective coating are then applied followed by layers of amorphous silicon and amorphous silicon-germanium alloys. Each layer absorbs a different photon-energy wave length. The panels can be mounted on a roof with nails. Wires are then dropped from the panels into a building where they are hooked to the buildings electrical boxes to channel energy to circuits. The flexible solar shingle is manufactured by United Solar Systems Corporation of Troy, Michigan.
Provenance:
This collection was created by the Innovative Lives Program of the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation on October 21, 1998. The Innovative Lives series brings young people and American inventors together to discuss inventions and the creative process and to experiment and play with hands-on activities related to each inventor's product.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Photovoltaic cells -- 1960-2000  Search this
Solar energy -- 1960-2000  Search this
Solar energy  Search this
Shingles -- 1960-2000  Search this
Photovoltaic power generation -- 1960-2000  Search this
Electricity -- 1960-2000  Search this
Inventions -- 1950-2000  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral history -- 1990-2000
Videotapes -- 1990-2000
Interviews -- 1980-2000
Photographs
Citation:
Subhendu Guha Innovative Lives Presentation, 1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0668
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Subhendu Guha Innovative Lives Presentation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0668

3/16/1999 - SCMP Dinner for the Semiconductor Industry Association (through TI)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Special Events and Protocol  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-061, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Special Events and Protocol, Event Files
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Event Files
Event Files / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa06-061-refidd1e1696

I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection

Creator:
Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation.  Search this
Names:
Project Socrates.  Search this
Extent:
164 Cubic feet (224 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Records
Newsletters
Date:
1970-1997
Summary:
Collection documents the 30 year history of Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation which provided consulting expertise in the field of integrated circuits and semiconductors.
Scope and Contents:
The collection contains reports, litigation documentation, trade catalogs, company newsletters, professional journals, audio visual materials, artwork, company profiles, contracts and project files documenting the 30 year history of Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation which provided consulting expertise in the field of integrated circuits and semiconductors.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into twenty series.

Series 1: Status Reports, 1970-1997

Series 2: Product Analysis, 1966-1971

Series 3: Product Evaluations, 1977-1983

Series 4: Construction Analysis, 1997, undated

Series 5: Information Reports, 1966-1986

Series 6: Manufacturing Facilities, 1980-1983

Series 7: Packaging, 1982

Series 8: Company Profiles, 1991-195

Series 9: ICECAP Reports, 1980-1990

Series 10: Government/Military, 1977-1981

Series 11: Artwork, undated

Series 12: Trade Catalogs, undated

Series 13: Hybrid Circuits, undated

Series 14: ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) Outlook, 1984-1997

Series 15: TASC Files, undated

Series 16: Project , undated

Series 17: Litigation, 1968-1971, undated

Series 18: Audio Visual Materials, undated
Biographical / Historical:
The Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation provided consulting expertise in the field of integrated circuits and semiconductors for over 30 years.
Separated Materials:
The Division of Information, Technology and Society (now the Division of Work and Industry) has integrated circuits (intact and exposed in various stages of investigation).
Provenance:
The Integrated Circuit Engineering Collection was donated to the Division of Information, Technology and Society (now the Division of Medicine and Science), National Museum of American History on June 15, 1998, through Glen Madland.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Integrated circuits  Search this
Semiconductors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Records
Newsletters -- 1950-2000
Citation:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0600
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I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0600
Online Media:

ICE Project Number 10912

Collection Creator:
Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation.  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (Series 17), Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
ICE Folder Name: Raytheon v. Intersil, 11/01/1968

Contents: Attorney Work Product

Summary: review of semiconductor instrumentation
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection / Series 17: Litigation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0600-ref6066

Amello Semiconductor, 100478-100485

Collection Creator:
Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation.  Search this
Container:
Box 3 (Series 18), Folder 29
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection / Series 18: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0600-ref7158

#2 Micron Semiconductor

Collection Creator:
Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation.  Search this
Container:
Box 3 (Series 19)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection / Series 19: Audio Visual Materials / 19.3: Compact Disks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0600-ref6471

#7 National Semiconductor

Collection Creator:
Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation.  Search this
Container:
Box 3 (Series 19)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection / Series 19: Audio Visual Materials / 19.3: Compact Disks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0600-ref6476

#27 Dallas Semiconductor DSC80C320

Collection Creator:
Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation.  Search this
Container:
Box 4 (Series 19)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection / Series 19: Audio Visual Materials / 19.3: Compact Disks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0600-ref6495

#42 Micron Semiconductor MT4LC16M4H9 (2 copies)

Collection Creator:
Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation.  Search this
Container:
Box 4 (Series 19)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection / Series 19: Audio Visual Materials / 19.3: Compact Disks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0600-ref6510

#71 National Semiconductor LM2672 Simple Switcher Voltage Regulator

Collection Creator:
Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation.  Search this
Container:
Box 6 (Series 19), Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection
I.C.E. Integrated Circuit Collection / Series 19: Audio Visual Materials / 19.3: Compact Disks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0600-ref6539

[Trade catalogs from Digi-Key Corp.]

Company Name:
Digi-Key Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
Large catalogs of electrical apparatus and equipment ; electronic components . connectors ; cable assemblies ; IC sockets ; RF product ; semiconductors ; ICs ; transistors ; diodes ; rectifiers ; crystals ; oscillators ; inductors ; coils ; filters ; capacitors ; resistors ; potentiometers ; circuit protection components ; thermistors ; switches ; relays ; electromechanical ; wire ; cable and access ; buzzers ; mics ; speakers ; prototyping ; tools ; solder ; test equipment ; batteries ; fans ; transformers ; power supplies ; sensors ; industrial controls ; optoelectronics ; LEDs ; LCDs ; lasers ; displays...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
6 pieces; 5 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Thief River Falls, Minnesota, United States
Date range:
1900s-2000s
Topic (Romaine term):
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Topic:
Calculators  Search this
Candles  Search this
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_12796
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_12796

[Trade catalogs from Dallas Semiconductor]

Company Name:
Dallas Semiconductor  Search this
Notes content:
1992 - 1993 product data book (duplicate) ; silicon timed circuits ; multiport memory ; nonvolatile RAM ; intelligent sockets ; timekeeping ; user-insertable memory ; user-insertable memory (secured) ; battery back up ; battery chargers ; system extension ; sip stik prefabs ; automatic identification ; microcontrollers ; telecommunications ; teleservicing...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Manual
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Dallas, Texas, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34856
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34856

Subpicometer length measurement using semiconductor laser tracking frequency gauge

Author:
Phillips, James D.  Search this
Rocco, Emanuele  Search this
Thapa, Rajesh  Search this
Reasenberg, Robert D.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2011
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_108019

D. L. White (left), A. R. Hutson (standing at right), and J. H. McFee (seated)

Creator:
Bell Telephone Laboratories  Search this
Subject:
White, D. L  Search this
Hutson, A. R  Search this
McFee, J. H  Search this
Bell Telephone Laboratories, inc  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1952
04/24/1952
Topic:
Ultrasonic waves  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4252]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_393919

Negative Log Book Number 9, (77-1 to 77-13865)

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Smithsonian Photographic Services  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
Type:
Logs (records)
Collection descriptions
Date:
1977
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-001 [SIA_10-001_NLB09]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_367106
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[Trade catalogs from Brush Fuses Inc.]

Company Name:
Brush Fuses Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
fuses ; cable limiters ; capacitor fuses ; lift truck fuses ; mechanical indicating midget fuses ; welder limiters ; test limiters ; telecommunication fuse ; electronic fuses ; midget fuses ; motor circuit fuse sizing tables ; power distribution terminal blocks ; rectifier fuses ; semiconductor fuses ; small dimension fuses ; spare fuse cabinet...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Des Plaines, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34804
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34804

[Trade catalogs from Arrow Electronics, Inc.]

Company Name:
Arrow Electronics, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
1988 catalog ; cabinets ; enclosures ; capacitors ; filters ; connectors ; sockets ; terminal blocks ; fans ; motors ; fuses ; circuit breakers ; hardware ; batteries ; tools ; indicator lights ; lamps ; optoelectronics ; meters ; test equipment ; instruments ; power supplies ; relays ; resistors ; potentiometers ; dials ; semiconductors ; microprocessors ; microprocessor crystals ; solder ; solder equipment ; switches ; knobs ; transformers; chokes ; wire ; cable...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Melville, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Candles  Search this
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Hardware  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34770
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34770

[Trade catalogs from Bell Industries]

Company Name:
Bell Industries  Search this
Related companies:
Bell Industries Electronics Distribution Group  Search this
Notes content:
batteries ; capacitors ; chokes ; coils ; inductors ; circuit breakers ; connectors ; sockets ; crystals ; oscillators ; delay lines ; fans ; filters ; fuses ; hardware ; accessories ; opto ; displays ; lamps ; power supplies ; power conditioning ; relays ; solenoids ; resistors ; resistor networks ; nonlinear resistors ; semiconductors ; switches ; transformers ; trimmers ; potentiometers ; controls ; rheostats ; wire ; cable...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Topic:
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34793
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34793

experimental silicon photosensitive electromotive force cell

Associated user:
unknown  Search this
Associated person:
Ohl, Russell S.  Search this
Maker:
Ohl, Russell S.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 6.35 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
silicon rod
photosensitive electromotive force cell
photovoltaic cell
Date made:
1940
Associated date:
1940
Credit Line:
from Russell S. Ohl
ID Number:
EM.334949
Catalog number:
334949
Accession number:
314577
Maker number:
10
Patent number:
2402662
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-b4a4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_713143
Online Media:

Handheld Electronic Calculator Prototype - Texas Instruments Cal Tech

Maker:
Texas Instruments  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 10.795 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
electronic calculator
Place made:
United States: Texas, Dallas
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Gift of Texas Instruments
ID Number:
CI.336000
Catalog number:
336000
Accession number:
319050
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Computers
Handheld Electronic Calculators
Computers & Business Machines
Exhibition:
History Highlights: My Computing Device
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-3669-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1329686
Online Media:

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