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The history of the 4004

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4 Author(s)
Faggin, F. ; Synaptics Inc., San Jose, CA, USA ; Hoff, M.E. ; Mazor, S. ; Shima, M.

Twenty-five years ago, in November 1971, an advertisement appeared in Electronic News: “Announcing a new era in integrated electronics, a microprogrammable computer on a chip”. The ad was placed by Intel Corporation of Santa Clara, California, then just over three years old. From that modest but prophetic beginning, the microprocessor market has grown into a multibillion-dollar business, and Intel has maintained a leadership position, particularly in microprocessors for personal computers. The authors look at the design and development of the 4004

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Micro, IEEE  (Volume:16 ,  Issue: 6 )