Alphabetical Index     Index by Birth Year

William Bradford Shockley

* 1910 in London
+ 1989 in Stanford


William Bradford Shockley    William Bradford

  William Bradford Shockley Jr. was an American physicist and inventor.
Shockley was the manager of a research group at Bell Labs
that included John Bardeen and Walter Brattain.
The three scientists were jointly awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics
for "their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect".

2019 J. Giesen