Julius Edgar Lilienfeld

Physicist, Academic

1882 – 1963

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Who was Julius Edgar Lilienfeld?

Julius Edgar Lilienfeld was an Austro-Hungarian physicist. He was born in Lemberg in Austria-Hungary, moved to the United States in the early 1920s, and became an American citizen in 1934. Lilienfeld is credited with the first patents on the field effect transistor and electrolytic capacitor.

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Born
Apr 18, 1882
Lviv
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • Germans
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Germany
  • Austria-Hungary
Profession
Education
  • Humboldt University of Berlin
Lived in
  • Austria-Hungary
  • United States of America
Died
Aug 28, 1963
Charlotte Amalie

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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