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Jack Kilby

(1923-2005)

  • Graduated from Great Bend High School
  • Received 2000 Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Invented integrated circuit or microchip
  • Co-invented pocket calculator and thermal printer used in portable data terminals
  • Held more than 60 U.S. patents

Find more information about Jack St. Clair Kilby in Kansapedia.

Photo courtesy Texas Instruments

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