William shockley inventions

What was William Shockley famous for?

William Bradford Shockley Jr. He was the manager of a research group at Bell Labs that included John Bardeen and Walter Brattain. The three scientists were jointly awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics for “their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect”.

When was the first transistor invented?

December 23, 1947

Who is inventor of transistor?

Уильям Брэдфорд Шокли Джон Бардин Уолтер Хаузер Браттейн

Who won the Nobel Prize for transistor?

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1956 was awarded jointly to William Bradford Shockley , John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain “for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect.”

Whats is a transistor?

A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify or switch electronic signals and electrical power. It is composed of semiconductor material usually with at least three terminals for connection to an external circuit.

Who invented semiconductor?

History of semiconductors . The birth history of semiconductors can be traced back to the invention of the rectifier (AC-DC converter) in 1874. Decades later, Bardeen and Brattain at Bell Laboratories in the US invented the point-contact transistor in 1947, and Shockley invented the junction transistor in 1948.

Who invented Mosfet?

Mohamed Atalla

Who invented Internet?

Robert E. Kahn Vint Cerf

Who invented computer?

Charles Babbage

Who invented radio?

Guglielmo Marconi Reginald Fessenden William Dubilier

Who discovered telephone?

Alexander Graham Bell Antonio Meucci Amos Dolbear John Peirce Charles A. Cheever

What was used before transistors?

But computers existed before transistors did, albeit in a rather rudimentary form. Rather than being built out of transistors , these behemoth computers were made up of something called thermionic valves, aka vacuum tubes.

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Who won 2 Nobel Prizes in chemistry?

Frederick Sanger

Who got Nobel Prize in Physics twice?

John Bardeen

How old is William Shockley?

57 years (September 17, 1963)