December 24, 1947:
These pages record the moment when the first transistor was shown to the
higher-ups at Bell Labs. A microphone and headphones were connected to
the transistor, and the device was actually spoken over "with no noticeable
change in quality" writes Brattain. On page "b" is listed the
people who were there to witness the occasion, including Gibney, Moore,
Bardeen Pearson, Shockley and others.
Lab Book Pages
Brattain 12/4/47 /a
Brattain 12/4/47 /b
Brattain 12/16/47 /a
Brattain 12/16/47 /b
Brattain 12/24/47 /a
Brattain 12/24/47 /b
Shockley 1/1/48 /a
Shockley 1/1/48 /b
Shockley 1/23/48 /a
Shockley 1/23/48 /b
Shockley 1/23/48 /c
Shockley 1/23/48 /d
Brattain Dec. 24, 1947 /a
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