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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1973
Leo Esaki, Ivar Giaever, Brian D. Josephson

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Brian D. Josephson - Facts

Brian David Josephson

Brian David Josephson

Born: 4 January 1940, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for his theoretical predictions of the properties of a supercurrent through a tunnel barrier, in particular those phenomena which are generally known as the Josephson effects"

Field: condensed matter physics, semiconductors

Prize share: 1/2

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