William B. Shockley (1910-1989)

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Date
1948
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Reprinted with permission of Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc.
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© Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc.
Object ID
500004337

The co-inventor of the transistor founded Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory in 1955 "to engage promptly and vigorously in activities related to semiconductors." He recruited "the most creative team in the world for developing and producing transistors."