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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1972
John Bardeen, Leon N. Cooper, Robert Schrieffer

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John Bardeen - Facts

John Bardeen

John Bardeen

Born: 23 May 1908, Madison, WI, USA

Died: 30 January 1991, Boston, MA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA

Prize motivation: "for their jointly developed theory of superconductivity, usually called the BCS-theory"

Field: superconductivity

Prize share: 1/3

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