The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009
Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle, George E. Smith
George E. Smith
Born: 10 May 1930, White Plains, NY, USA
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