Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1956
William B. Shockley, John Bardeen, Walter H. Brattain

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Walter H. Brattain - Facts

Walter Houser Brattain

Walter Houser Brattain

Born: 10 February 1902, Amoy, China

Died: 13 October 1987, Seattle, WA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, USA

Prize motivation: "for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect"

Field: instrumentation, semiconductor technology

Prize share: 1/3

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