transitron

transitron

[′tran·sə‚trän]
(electronics)
Thermionic-tube circuit whose action depends on the negative transconductance of the suppressor grid of a pentode with respect to the screen grid.
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He would spread his wings further afield after accepting an accountancy position at Transitron UK Ltd, Maidenhead, Berkshire, before working in France for one year as an internal auditor for US company Burroughs Machines.
He worked as an engineer for General Electric in the late 1940s and left to become chief engineer at Transitron in the mid 1950s.
Only Texas Instruments sold more semiconductors than did Boston's Transitron. Sylvania, Sprague, Clevite, ITT, CBS Electronics, Raytheon, Microwave Associates and a number of other companies were berthed in eastern Massachusetts, employing thousands of engineers designing, making, and selling semiconductor transistors and diodes, and the semiconductor operations of GE and IBM were not that far away.