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Crystal fire : the invention of the transistor and the birth of the information age

Author: Michael Riordan; Lillian Hoddeson
Publisher: New York : Norton, 1998, ©1997.
Series: Sloan technology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Without the invention of the transistor, I'm quite sure that the PC would not exist as we know it today."-Bill Gates

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John Bardeen; Walter H Brattain; William Shockley; John Bardeen; Walter H Brattain; William Shockley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Riordan; Lillian Hoddeson
ISBN: 0393318516 9780393318517
OCLC Number: 40553672
Notes: "First published as a Norton paperback in 1998"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 352 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Sloan technology series.
Responsibility: Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson.
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