Walter Houser [hou-zer] , 1902–1987, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1956. Unabridged
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Brattain (ˈbrætən)
Walter Houser. 1902--87, US physicist, who shared the Nobel prize for physics (1956) with W. B. Shockley and John Bardeen for their invention of the transistor

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American physicist who, with John Bardeen and William Shockley, invented the transistor in 1947. For this work all three shared the 1956 Nobel Prize for physics.
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