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 used to amplify or switch electronic signals
and electrical .... Before transistors were developed, vacuum (electron) tubes (or
in the UK "thermionic valv...
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 ...
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
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Dec 19, 2002 ... Shockley had developed a so-called junction transistor, which was built on thin
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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.
The invention of the transistor. Michael Riordan. Department of Physics,
University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064. Lillian Hoddeson.
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