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Walter Houser Brattain

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Walter Houser Brattain
Full Name
of the recipient
Walter Houser Brattain
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1956
Share in Award33.3%
Award Shared withWilliam Bradford Shockley (33.3%)
John Bardeen (33.3%)
for the Award
for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect
at the Time of Award
Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, USA
Place of BirthAmoy, China CHN
Date of Birth10 February 1902
at the time of Award
53 years
Place of DeathSeattle, WA, United States USA
Date of Death13 October 1987
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