TI's Kilby and Frantz: Ever Smarter and Smaller Chips
At six-foot-six, Jack Kilby is tall by just about anyone's standards. And in the semiconductor industry, he's a giant. The laconic Kilby made the first integrated circuit -- which was the size of a penny -- in 1958. That breakthrough won him a share of the 2000 Nobel prize in physics. Now 78, the Texas Instruments (TXN ) researcher is widely recognized as one of the fathers of modern semiconductor manufacturing, a field in which he holds more than 60 patents.
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