Dr Herbert Matare tells what happened when he discovered that he and Bell Labs had both invented the transistor

In this rare interview, ex-radar engineer in WWII Dr Herbert Matare explains what happened when he heard that a team at the prestigious Bell Labs in the US, comprising Dr William Shockley, Dr Walter Brattain and Dr John Bardeen, had stumbled across the same invention as he had been working on in Paris after WWII: the transistor - a device that would change the world. With thanks to Bell Labs for archive

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