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 (shŏk′lē), William Bradford 1910-1989.
British-born American physicist. He shared a 1956 Nobel Prize for the development of the transistor.


(Biography) William Bradfield. 1910–89, US physicist, born in Britain, who shared the Nobel prize for physics (1956) with John Bardeen and Walter Brattain for developing the transistor. He also held controversial views on the connection between race and intelligence


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William Bradford, 1910–89, U.S. physicist.
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Noun1.Shockley - United States physicist (born in England) who contributed to the development of the electronic transistor (1910-1989)
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