BirthdayDecember 29, 1965
BirthplaceSan Jose, USA

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  1. About William Shockley

    Full name: William Shockley
    Also known as: William Shockley, Shockley, William
    Education: Caltech
    Professions: Miscellaneous Crew, Actor
    Religion: None

  2. William Shockley Measurements

    Height: 6' 5" (1.96 m)

  3. William Shockley Known for

    * Point-contact transistor and BJT, * Shockley diode equation, * Read-Shockley equation

  4. William Shockley Death information

    Died: Saturday, 12th of August, 1989 (Age: 23)

  5. William Shockley Biography

    William Bradford Shockley Jr. (February 13, 1910 – August 12, 1989) was an American physicist and inventor. Shockley was the manager of a research group that included John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain, the duo which invented the transistor. For this feat, all three were awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics.Shockley's attempts to commercialize a new transistor design in the 1950s and 1960s led to California's "Silicon Valley" becoming a hotbed of electronics innovation. In his later life, Shockley was a professor at Stanford and became a staunch advocate of eugenics.

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