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Discoveries in the Field of X-rays

      Many discoveries in physics, chemistry and medicine have been made using X-rays. The most important ones awarded with the Nobel Prize are the following.
   
 1901
W. C. Röntgen, in physics, for the discovery of X-rays.
1914
M. von Laue, in physics, for the discovery of X-rays by crystals.
1915
W. H. Bragg and W. L. Bragg, in physics, for the determination of crystal structures using X-rays.
1917
C. G. Barkla, in physics, for the discovery of the characteristic X-ray radiation of the elements.
1924
M. Siegbahn, in physics, for discoveries in the field of X-ray spectroscopy.
1927
A. H. Compton, in physics, for revealing the particle nature of X-rays in scattering experiments on electrons.
1936
P. Debye, in chemistry, for determining molecular structures by X-ray diffraction in gases.
 
1962
M. F. Perutz and J. C. Kendrew, in chemistry, for determining the structure of hemoglobin and myoglobin.
 
1962 F. Crick, J. Watson and M. Wilkins, in medicine, for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material.
 
1964
D. Crowfoot Hodgkin, in chemistry, for the determination of the structure of penicillin and other important biochemical substances.
 
1976
W. N. Lipscomb, in chemistry, for the determination of boranes.
 
1979
A. M. Cormack and G. N. Hounsfield, in medicine, for the development of computerized tomography.
 
1981
M. Siegbahn, in physics, for developing high resolution electron spectroscopy.
1985
H. A. Hauptman and J. Karle, in chemistry, for the development of direct methods for X-ray crystallographic structure determination.
 
1988
J. Deisenhofer, R. Huber and H. Michel, in chemistry, for the determination of protein structures crucial to photosynthesis.
 

Related Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1901 - Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen  » The Nobel Prize in Physics 1914 - Max von Laue » The Nobel Prize in Physics 1915 - Sir William Henry Bragg  »
The Nobel Prize in Physics 1915 - William Lawrence Bragg  » The Nobel Prize in Physics 1917 - Charles Glover Barkla  » The Nobel Prize in Physics 1924 - Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn  »
The Nobel Prize in Physics 1927 - Arthur Holly Compton  » The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1936 - Petrus (Peter) Josephus Wilhelmus Debye » The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1962 - Max Ferdinand Perutz  »
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1962 - John Cowdery Kendrew  » The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1962 - Francis Harry Compton Crick » The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1962 - James Dewey Watson  »
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1962 - Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins » The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1964 - Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin  » The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1976 - William N. Lipscomb  »
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1979 - Allan M. Cormack  » The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1979 - Godfrey N. Hounsfield  » The Nobel Prize in Physics 1981 - Kai M. Siegbahn  »
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1985 - Herbert A. Hauptman  » The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1985 - Jerome Karle » The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988 - Johann Deisenhofer  »
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988 - Robert Huber » The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988 - Hartmut Michel  »  


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