Electronics and the Chip
Lecture no. 30 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 26 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
See how the combination of several essential functions—the detection of radio waves, the amplification of weak signals, and the operation of switches—led to all of our electronic gadgets, from radios to computers. Professor Carlson takes you into the fascinating world of vacuum tubes, transistors, and integrated circuits.