Man's unrelenting pursuit of the mysteries of the electron has resulted in an age of discosvery and invention unmatched in history. Progress in Electronics has enriched society everywhere, and given life itself to many. The impact of this progress ranges from the now-common transitor radio to television, high- speed computers, space exploration and the internet that have shrunk the world. In fact, the Electronics evolution has been sparked by man's need to communicate as much as by his innate curiosity.
Since Marconi with his first wireless overseas transmissions up to the tiny but complex integrated circuit, they were inventions and discoveries from the 20 th. In this way, THE ELECTRON AGE - 100 YEARS OF PROGRESS IN ELECTRONICS, comprises a series of articles whose main purpose consists to describe in an objective way the historical aspects related   with this fantastic scientific and technological revolution.