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Shockley, William B.

MIT Class of 1936

British-born American physicist and inventor with John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain, co-invented the transistor, for which all three were awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics. Gave the Lincoln Decennial Lecture in January 1962 at MIT Kresge Auditorium Teaching Fellow, Department of Physics 1932-1936.

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