December 23, 1947: The invention of the Transistor
December 23, 1947: The invention of the transistor in 1947 revolutionized the field of electronics and communication.
The transistor was considered to be one of the best inventions in the 20th century. It was essentially a device consisting of at least three electrodes and a semi-conductor, used as an amplifier and rectifier. It is incorporated into almost all electronics available today.