The Nobel Prize in Physics 1956

William Bradford Shockley

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Prize share: 1/3

John Bardeen

Prize share: 1/3

Walter Houser Brattain

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Prize share: 1/3

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."

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