Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1909
Guglielmo Marconi, Ferdinand Braun

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Ferdinand Braun - Facts

Karl Ferdinand Braun

Karl Ferdinand Braun

Born: 6 June 1850, Fulda, Hesse-Kassel (now Germany)

Died: 20 April 1918, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Strasbourg University, Strasbourg, Alsace (then Germany, now France)

Prize motivation: "in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy"

Field: applied electromagnetism, electromagnetism

Prize share: 1/2

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