Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009
Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle, George E. Smith

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Willard S. Boyle - Facts

Willard S. Boyle

Willard S. Boyle

Born: 19 August 1924, Amherst, NS, Canada

Died: 7 May 2011, Truro, NS, Canada

Affiliation at the time of the award: Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, USA

Prize motivation: "for the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit - the CCD sensor"

Field: instrumentation, semiconductor technology

Prize share: 1/4

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