The transistor was invented in 1947 by scientists John Bardeen, Walter Brattain and William Shockley, at Bell Teleophone Labs in New Jersey.
These three won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1956 for their research.
A transistor is a semiconductor device with at least three terminals for connection
to an electric circuit. The vacuum-tube triode, also called a (thermionic) valve, ...
describes history of most important invention of the 20th century: the transistor.
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The transistor was a much more elegant solution to the needs of electronics. The
transistor is small and uses much, much less power than the vacuum tube.
Dec 19, 2002 ... The transistor is a three terminal, solid state electronic device. In a three terminal
device we can control electric current or voltage between two ...
Apr 30, 2004 ... Photo: Texas Instruments (Teal, Shepherd, and Transistor); Morris Tanenbaum In
the Beginning: Gordon Teal [left] directed the development of ...
The transistor has aptly been called the “nerve cell” of the Information Age.
Actually the history of this invention is far more in- volved and interesting than
Dec 4, 2013 ... This pattern was readily apparent in the history of the diode. ... Introduced in 1952
, Shockley's bipolar junction transistor, which was made from ...
Sep 1, 2013 ... In this article, we explain the story and history of transistor invention through
years of scientific research at Bell Laboratories.
This time, however, it's the Americans under fire for falsifying history and the
subject is the invention of the transistor. The received wisdom is that William ...