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A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify or switch electronic signals and electrical .... Before transistors were developed, vacuum (electron) tubes (or in the UK "thermionic valv...

Who invented the transistor? - PhysLink.com

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The scientists that were responsible for the 1947 invention of the transistor were: John Bardeen, Walter Brattain, and William Shockley. Bardeen, with a Ph.D. in ...

Bell Labs (Who Really Invented The Transistor?) - Beatrice ...

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The transistor was invented at Bell Laboratories in December 1947 (not in 1948 as is often stated) by John Bardeen and Walter Brattain. 'Discovered' would be a  ...

The First Transistor Invented in 1947 - CED Magic

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The transistor, which permitted the first wave of electronic miniaturization, was invented by William Shockley, John Bardeen, and Walter Brattain in 1947.

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Oct 21, 2012 ... The "Transistor" which was Invented By Bell Telephone Laboratories in Dec 1947 , and was one the the "Greatest" developments of the 20th ...

John Bardeen, William B. Shockley, and Walter H. Brattain and the ...

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John Bardeen, William Shockley, Walter Brattain. Invention of the Transistor - Bell Laboratories. By Alaina G. Levine. On December 14, 2006, the American ...

The Transistor - History - Nobelprize.org

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Dec 19, 2002 ... The transistor is a three terminal, solid state electronic device. ... Shockley had developed a so-called junction transistor, which was built on thin ...

A History Of The Invention Of The Transistor And Where It Will Lead Us

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move. When one reads about the invention of the transistor one cannot help but note that the work of Bardeen and Brattain was truly a discovery not an invention  ...

History of the Transistor - San Jose State University

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The three individuals credited with the invention of the transistor were William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain. William Shockley played a quite ...

To Sony, the Transistor Inventor

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The transistor was invented in 1948 by Drs. Shockley, Bardeen and Brattain of Bell Laboratories. Four years later, parent company Western Electric announced it ...

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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.
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An Outline of the History of the Transistor - PBS

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describes history of most important invention of the 20th century: the transistor. Also... see the television documentary hosted by Ira Flatow, airing on local PBS ...

Who Invented the Transistor? | Computer History Museum

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On reading my recent @CHM blog “Who invented the diode?” CHM senior curator Dag Spicer pointed me to a fascinating scholarly treatise, “Singletons and  ...

The invention of the transistor - Stanford University

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The invention of the transistor. Michael Riordan. Department of Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064. Lillian Hoddeson. Department of ...