Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1928
Owen Willans Richardson

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Owen Willans Richardson - Facts

Owen Willans Richardson

Owen Willans Richardson

Born: 26 April 1879, Dewsbury, United Kingdom

Died: 15 February 1959, Alton, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: London University, London, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for his work on the thermionic phenomenon and especially for the discovery of the law named after him"

Field: electromagnetism

Owen Willans Richardson received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1929.

Prize share: 1/1

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