William Shockley

William Bradford Shockley Jr. (February 13, 1910 – August 12, 1989) was an American physicist and inventor. Along with John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain, Shockley co-invented the transistor, for which all three were awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics. Shockley's attempts to commercialize a new transistor design in the 1950s and 1960s led to California's "Silicon Valley" becoming a hotbe... Read more at Wikipedia


Date of Birth: 13-Feb-1910

Place of Birth: London, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 12-Aug-1989

Profession: Inventor, Physicist, Scientist, Mountaineering

Nationality: United States of America

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius






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