Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Walter Brattain
Born: February 10, 1902, Amoy, China
Death: October 13, 1987 (Age: 85)
- American physicist at Bell Labs who helped invent the transistor.
- They shared the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics for their invention.
- He devoted much of his life to research on surface states.
Honors and awards
- Stuart Ballantine Medal (1952).
- Nobel Prize in Physics (1956).