‘Physical Principles Involved in Transistor Action,’ pp. 239-77 in The Bell System Technical Journal, Vol. XXVIII, No. 2.
New York: American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1949. First edition, journal issue in original printed wrappers, of the first comprehensive report on the transistor, one of the most important inventions of the 20th Century. “In the 1930s, Bell Labs scientists were trying to use ultrahigh frequency waves for telephone communications..... More