The Nobel Prize in Physics 1946
Percy W. 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