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Brattain Walter C15

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Brattain Walter C15

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Image title: 
Bardeen, Shockley, and Brattain Receive Nobel Prize
Credit line: 
Alcatel-Lucent/Bell Labs, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

'Congratulations Times Three: King Gustav [Adolph VI] of Sweden presents [left to right] Doctors [J. Bardeen, W. Shockley, and W. H. Brattain,] with 1956 Nobel Prize for Physics. The three former Bell Labs scientists were honored for their 'Investigations in semiconductors and the discovery of the transistor effect.''

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Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 9 x 4 inches)
Bardeen, John
Shockley, William, 1910-1989
Brattain, Walter H. (Walter Houser), 1902-1987