Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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

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Leon N. Cooper - Facts

Leon Neil Cooper

Leon Neil Cooper

Born: 28 February 1930, New York, NY, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Brown University, Providence, RI, 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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