The Nobel Prize in Physics 1956
Co-Nobelists: William B. Shockley, John Bardeen
A biographical memoir a Memorial Tribute by John Bardeen, National Academy of Sciences, biography 15 pages, 21 pages total.
Name: Walter Houser Brattain
Birth: 10 February 1902, Amoy, China
Death: 13 October 1987, Seattle, WA, USA
Institution: Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, USA
Award: "for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect"
Subject: instrumentation, semiconductor technology
Portion of Cash: 1/3