Hillard Bell Huntington, 81, a physicist whose early...

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July 20, 1992

Hillard Bell Huntington, 81, a physicist whose early research was important in the development of integrated circuits and computer chips, died of cancer Friday in Troy, N.Y. His research proved that movement of atoms caused repeated failure in circuits made of microscopically thin metal wire. The phenomenon was called electromigration and was a fundamental discovery in integrated electronics.

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