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William Bradford Shockley

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to William Bradford Shockley
Full Name
of the recipient
William Bradford Shockley
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1956
Share in Award33.3%
Award Shared withJohn Bardeen (33.3%)
Walter Houser Brattain (33.3%)
for the Award
for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect
at the Time of Award
Semiconductor Laboratory of Beckman Instruments, Inc., Mountain View, CA, USA
Place of BirthLondon, United Kingdom GBR
Date of Birth13 February 1910
at the time of Award
45 years
Place of DeathPalo Alto, CA, United States USA
Date of Death12 August 1989
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