Title

The History and Physics of the Point-Contact Transistor

Author(s)

Minty Kunkel

Date of Graduation

2012

Date of Submission

Tue, 15 May 2012 22:22:31 GMT

Class Year

2012

Major

Physics and Astronomy (PHYS)

Other Department or Program

Physics and Astronomy

Comps Adviser(s)

Baylor, Marty; Luhman, Dwight

Category of Work

Comps

Group or Individual

Individual

Degree

Bachelor of Arts

Components of Work

Text (paper), Presentation

Award

Distinction on comps

Identifier (Includes All Files and Enter All Their Files Name)

kunkelm_2012_PHYS_presentation.pdf; kunkelm_2012_PHYS.pdf

Keywords

transistor; point-contact; point contact; early transistor; first transistor; semiconductors; semiconductor physics; electronics; physics history; Bell Labs; Bell Laboratories; Shockley; Brattain; Bardeen; amplifier; amplifiers; cat's whisker; cat whisker; vacuum tube; minority carrier injection

Student Work Completed Date

2012-03-09

Format

application/pdf; application/ppt

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