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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1923
Robert A. Millikan

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Robert A. Millikan - Facts

Robert Andrews Millikan

Robert Andrews Millikan

Born: 22 March 1868, Morrison, IL, USA

Died: 19 December 1953, San Marino, CF, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for his work on the elementary charge of electricity and on the photoelectric effect"

Field: electromagnetism, particle physics

Prize share: 1/1

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