Friday, April 20, 2012

Important milestones of Electronics

Q: Who Discoverd Electrons?
 Ans: Sir J. J Thomson

(Image: Sir J. J Thomson) 

Sir Joseph John Thomson was awarded the 1906 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of the electron and for his work on the conduction of electricity in gases.

Q: Who Invented Transistor?
Ans: John Bardeen, William Shockley and Walter Brattain at Bell Labs, 1948

(Image: John Bardeen, William Shockley and Walter Brattain )

In acknowledgement of this accomplishment, Shockley, Bardeen, and Brattain were jointly awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics "for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect."

Q: Who invented Integrated Circuits?
Ans: Jack Kilby and Robert Noycen seperately. (1957)

(Image: Jack  Kilby)

Jack  Kilby won the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physics for his part of the invention of the integrated circuit.

(Image: Robert Noycen

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