Power Semiconductors

December 2022
The 75th Anniversary of the Transistor

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Bardeen and Brattain's Point Contact transistor 1947

­While driving home from Bell Telephone Laboratories Murray Hill facility in New Jersey during a "Miracle Month" of intense activity culminating in their demonstration of the first transistor, Walter Brattain told his carpool colleagues, "Bardeen and I produced an amplifier using the field effect
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