Definition of Shockley, William in English:

Shockley, William

Syllabification: Shock·ley, William
Pronunciation: /ˈSHäklē
 
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  • (1910–89), US physicist, born in Britain; full name William Bradford Shockley. Shockley and his researchers at Bell Laboratories developed the transistor in 1948. He later became a controversial figure because of his views on race and intelligence. Nobel Prize for Physics (1956), shared with John Bardeen and Walter Brattain.

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