National Medal Winner - George Heilmeier
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National Medal Winner

PHOTO: Organic Thin-Film Transistors

Heilmeier, George, National Medal of Science, 1991
Electronic and information services advancements, organic Thin-Film transistors
"In the electronics and information services area, I would include the following artifacts:
PHOTO: Model of First Transistor
1) a model of the first transistor which triggered the electronics revolution
PHOTO: Pentium Microprocessor Chips 2) a pentium microprocessor chip symbolic of the personal computer revolution
PHOTO: Liquid Crystal Display Watches 3) a liquid crystal display symbolic of the portable personal computer revolution
PHOTO: Computer Monitor Screen  
PHOTO: Small Cell Phone 4) A tiny cellular phone symbolic of the personal communications revolution."

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