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Game plus notes on transistors.
The power of computers comes down to billions of tiny switches squeezed onto a silicon chip. They're not regular switches - they're transistors.
Includes information, activities and timelines on the history and uses of the transistor. Available in both English and French.
From the Marconi ECT Project, a series of electronics datasheets which cover many common devices, including logic gates, transistors and amplifiers. Symbols and circuit diagrams are included.
Using a Field Effect Transistor (FET) to detect external electric fields. A circuit is built and tested.
Transistorized - produced by the American Institute of Physics provides an interactive and detailed look at the development of the transistor from 1896 to the present day, and beyond.
This is site highlights some of the areas that physics has impacted on our daily lives, covering: Quantum Mechanics, Computers, The Transistor, The Web , & Lasers.
Online exhibits including Marie Curie and the Discovery of Radioactivity, the History of the Transistor, Albert Einstein, the Discovery of the Electron; Heisenberg, and Sakharov.
William Bradford Shockley (1910 - 1989) along with John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1956 for their work on semiconductors, in particular the development ...