Single crystals of germanium and silicon—Basic to the transistor and integrated circuit

  title={Single crystals of germanium and silicon\&\#8212;Basic to the transistor and integrated circuit},
  author={G. Teal},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices},
  • G. Teal
  • Published 1976
  • Physics
  • IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices
HEN the transistor was discovered at Bell Laboratories there were few even within the Labs who knew about it for some months due to a decision of management to maintain close security for a period. John Bardeen and Walter Brattain [l], [2] made their earthshaki:ng observations on December 23,1947; the first public demo’nstration of the invention and announcement of the discovery was not made until June 30,1948. In the interim period only those who were assigned to the project by research… Expand
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