Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! ×

Submission + - Willard S. Boyle, Father of the CCD, Dies at 86 (nytimes.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Willard S. Boyle co-developer of the Charge Coupled Device (CCD) has died at the age of 86. Boyle was credited with the development of the Charge Coupled Device in collaboration with his colleague at Bell Laboratories George E. Smith. They received the 2009 Nobel Prize for physics for their work.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Willard S. Boyle, Father of the CCD, Dies at 86

Comments Filter:

Established technology tends to persist in the face of new technology. -- G. Blaauw, one of the designers of System 360