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Walter Houser Brattain
* 1902 in Amoy/China
+ 1987 in Seattle/Washington
Walter Houser Brattain was an American physicist at Bell Labs who,
along with fellow scientists John Bardeen and William Shockley,
invented the point-contact transistor in December 1947.
They shared the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics for their invention.
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