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Brattain, Walter Houser

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1987 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Physicists

1902 – He was born in Amoy, China on the 10th of February.

1924-1926 – Brattain earned that degree and an M.A. degree from the University of Oregon.

1929 – He then moved eastward, taking his Ph.D. degree in physics at the University of Minnesota.

         – He worked at the National Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C., and was hired by Bell Telephone     Laboratories.

1946 – He initiated a general investigation of semiconductors that was intended to produce a practical solid state amplifier.

1956 – He won Nobel Prize in Physics for their invention.

1987 – He died on the 13th of October.