Walter Houser Brattain

Walter Houser Brattain (/ˈbrætən/; Februar 10, 1902 – October 13, 1987) wis an American pheesicist at Bell Labs wha, alang wi fellae scientists John Bardeen an William Shockley, inventit the pynt-contact transistor in December, 1947.[1] Thay shared the 1956 Nobel Prize in Pheesics for thair invention. Brattain devotit much o his life tae resairch on surface states.

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Walter Houser Brattain
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Brattain circa 1950
Born10 Februar 1902(1902-02-10)
Xiamen, Fujian, Cheenae
Died13 October 1987(1987-10-13) (aged 85)
Seattle, Washington, US
NaitionalityAmerican
Alma materWhitman College
Varsity o Oregon
Varsity o Minnesota
Kent forTransistor
AwairdsStuart Ballantine Medal (1952)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1956)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics, Electronic ingineerin
InstitutionsWhitman College
Bell Laboratories
Doctoral advisorJohn Torrence Tate, Sr.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Walter H. Brattain". IEEE Global History Network. IEEE. Retrieved 10 August 2011.