The Nobel Prize in Physics 1972
John Bardeen, Leon N. Cooper, Robert Schrieffer
John Robert Schrieffer
Born: 31 May 1931, Oak Park, IL, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their jointly developed theory of superconductivity, usually called the BCS-theory"
Prize share: 1/3