Tektronix developed a lot of technology for its products. Some of the technologies were sold as components or later spun off as independent companies. This 1986 brochure describes some of the technologies. Click on the image to view the PDF.
This April 13, 1984 TekWeek article features Gallium Arsenide. This technology group was eventually spun off as TriQuint Semiconductor. Click on the image to view the PDF.
This August 16, 1985 TekWeek article features charge coupled devices (CCD) imagers. In 1993 the CCD group was spun out of Tektronix to form Scientific Imaging Technologies, Inc., (SITe). Click on the image to view the PDF.
These May 2 and November 11, 1986 TekWeek articles feature the display touch panel. Click on the image to view the PDF.
This February 20, 1987 TekWeek article discusses the progress made by Integrated Circuits Operation (ICO) with their outside sales. Click on the image to view the PDF.
This May 15, 1987 TekWeek article features the liquid crystal shutter stereo display. Click on the image to view the PDF.
These two articles from the May 22, 1987 TekWeek feature Tektronix investigation into superconductors.
This July 10, 1987 TekWeek article features the avionics CRT. We have an avionics CRT on display at the museum. Click the image to view the PDF.
This page from the 1986 Tektronix catalog describes CCD technology available from the Integrated Circuits Operation (ICO). More information is on the Charge Coupled Devices page. This page from the catalog has been reformatted for viewability.
This auto-convergence CRT technology was not sold external to the company but used in its high end color graphics terminals. This Volume 7 Number 3 issue of Tekniques describes the auto-convergence technology. Click on the image to view the PDF.