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National Medal Winner - Harry Drickamer

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PHOTO: Replica of First Transistor Drickamer, Harry, National Medal of Science, 1989
First point contact transistor, Pentium III Processor
"I would suggest a model of the first point contact transistor...This, and the subsequent off shoots have changed our lives more than any single item of the century. All electronic devices depend on it. PHOTO: Pentium III Processor You might also include an up-to-date computer chip which contains hundreds of transistor elements."

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