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Junction transistor invention announced

Junction transistor invention announced

4 July, 1951

The junction transistor invention was announced by inventor William Shockley on 4th July 1951.

Shockley, along with his collaborators John Bardeen and Walter Brattain had developed the first practical point-contact transistor on 16th December 1947 and the three went on to receive the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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