Four-layer diodes, Shockley Semiconductor Lab., circa 1960

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Date Introduced
1960 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 1/8 in x 3 in x 1/8 in
Manufacturer
Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory
Credit Line
Gift of Jacques Beaudouin
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102716285

The Shockley diode’s PNPN structure could replace three transistors.