Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1946
Percy W. Bridgman

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Percy W. Bridgman - Facts

Percy Williams Bridgman

Percy Williams Bridgman

Born: 21 April 1882, Cambridge, MA, USA

Died: 20 August 1961, Randolph, NH, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

Prize motivation: "for the invention of an apparatus to produce extremely high pressures, and for the discoveries he made therewith in the field of high pressure physics"

Field: material physics

Prize share: 1/1

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