How many transistors fit on a microchip?

Answer As of 2010, as many as two billion transistors have been built into a single chip. Intel co-founder Gordon Moore imagined in the 1960s that integrated circuit manufacturers would be able to double ... Read More »

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Who made the microchip?

Jack S. Kilby and Robert Noyce are both considered inventors of the microchip. They developed their respective inventions within months of each other. Kilby was working for Texas Instruments and No... Read More »

Who invented the first microchip?

The first microchip was invented by Jack Kilby. His invention led to the development of microprocessors, high-speed computers and communications. Kilby studied at the University of Illinois and lat... Read More »

How to Locate a Microchip in a Dog?

A microchip is a small electronic device, the size of a grain of rice, that is implanted under a dog's skin for identification. Microchips store information about the owner and pet -- including con... Read More »

How Can I Tell if the Microchip in My Car Key is Good?

The microchips that are included in most car keys are part of a theft prevention system. The keys will not work in the car unless the microchip can connect electronically with the car's system. If ... Read More »