William Shockley
#589 Overall Influence

William Shockley

American physicist and inventor

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William Bradford Shockley Jr. was an American physicist and inventor. Shockley was the manager of a research group at Bell Labs that included John Bardeen and Walter Brattain. The three scientists were jointly awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics for "their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect".

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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California Institute of Technology
California Institute of Technology

Private research university located in Pasadena, California

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#198 World Rank
Physics
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