The Nobel Prize in Physics 1937
Clinton Davisson, George Paget Thomson
Clinton Joseph Davisson
Born: 22 October 1881, Bloomington, IL, USA
Died: 1 February 1958, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Bell Telephone Laboratories, New York, NY, USA
Prize motivation: "for their experimental discovery of the diffraction of electrons by crystals"
Field: crystallography, electromagnetism