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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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A stylized replica of the first transistor. The Bell team made ... The point-contact transistor had been invented. On 15 December ...

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A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify or switch electronic signals and electrical .... The first working silicon transistor was developed at Bell Labs on January 26, 1954 by Morris Tanenbaum. The first commercial silicon transistor  ...

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

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Recreating The First Transistor ... "The transistor was probably the most important invention of the 20th Century, and the story behind the invention is one of ...

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The transistor was a much more elegant solution to the needs of electronics. ... Bardeen and Brattain used germanium instead of galena in that first transistor.

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Apr 30, 2004 ... William Shockley [middle] led the team at Bell Telephone Laboratories that developed the very first transistor, which was made of germanium.

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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 ...
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Dec 7, 2010 ... Bill uses a replica of the point contact transistor built by Walter Brattain and John Bardeen at Bell Labs. On December 23, 1947 they used this ...