Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1937
Clinton Davisson, George Paget Thomson

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George Paget Thomson - Facts

George Paget Thomson

George Paget Thomson

Born: 3 May 1892, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Died: 10 September 1975, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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

Prize motivation: "for their experimental discovery of the diffraction of electrons by crystals"

Field: crystallography, electromagnetism

Prize share: 1/2

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