Account goes into atoms. (1981)

Documentary №51737, 1 part, duration: 0:08:08
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:V. Lavrentjev
Screenwriters:M. Liber
Camera operators:M. Aleksanyan
Sound mixer:A. Kulakov
Other authors:V. Bokshickaya


The film tells about the creation of miniature integrated circuits from ultra-pure materials and their application in modern computers.

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Launch of the spacecraft.

View of the hall of the Mission Control Center, the spacecraft on the monitor screens.

The spacecraft before docking with the space station.

Cosmonaut G. Grechko passes through the hatch between the compartments.

Comparison of a miniature integrated circuit and a postage stamp.

An employee of the laboratory conducts experiments with ultra-pure materials for the manufacture of integrated circuits.

Panorama of the slope of a sand dune in the desert.

A camel caravan is moving through the desert.

Production processes for processing raw materials rich in silicon in an ore-thermal furnace.

Processing of silicon raw materials in an electric arc furnace.

A briquette of the obtained technical silicon with a large amount of impurities.

Parts of a chemical reactor for further purification of silicon.

Laboratory process of silicon purification using temperature difference.

A sample of pure silicon formed in the reactor.

Diagram of the structure of the resulting silicon (animation).

Changing the crystal structure of silicon to improve electrical conductivity (multiplication).

Samples of silicon crystals.

Processes and stages of creating an ultrapure single crystal in a special industrial vacuum installation.

The scientist monitors the readings of the control devices.

Extraction of a finished silicon single crystal from an industrial plant.

Transportation of finished crystals on a cart.

Processes of further processing of ultrapure crystalline silicon.

Manufacturing of integrated circuits.

Automatic line operation.

View of a part of the assembled electronic circuit.

Samples of microcalculators manufactured by the domestic industry.

The faces of students during the lesson, the teacher leads the lesson.

Children begin to count on electronic calculators.

The students raise their hands to answer.

A space station in orbit.

View of one of the station's silicon solar cell batteries.

View of a part of the earth's surface from space.

An hourglass.

Time on the electronic scoreboard.


Grechko Georgij Mihajlovich -- pilot-cosmonaut

Calendar: 1981

Locations: Leningrad [848] Space [204]

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