- May 24, 2017 -
The creator of the printed circuit board was the Austrian Paul Eisler (Paul Eisler). In 1936, he first used the printed circuit board on the radio. In 1943, Americans applied the technology to military radios. In 1948, the United States officially recognized the invention for commercial use. Printed circuit boards have been widely used since the middle of the 1950s.
Before the advent of PCB, interconnection between electronic components was done directly by wires. Today, wires are used only in laboratories for experimental applications, and printed circuit boards have definitely taken the place of absolute control in the electronics industry.