"The transistor was probably the most important invention of the 20th Century, and the story behind the invention is one of clashing egos and top secret research...."
"This brief introduction outlines personalities and organizations involved in the history of the transistor. For a richer picture, please follow the links throughout this web site.
"Bell Laboratories, one of the world's largest industrial laboratories, was the research arm of the giant telephone company American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T). In 1945, Bell Labs was beginning to look for a solution to a long-standing problem." read more: Transistorized!