|Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physics|
|Number:||9 - 2|
|University:||Carnegie Institute of Technology|
|Country:||UNITED STATES (US)|
|Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1943|
|Profession:||chairholder at invited university|
|Comments:||First choice: W. Pauli (see entry 9-1, 1934). Second choice: M. Born (see entry 9-1, 1934). Third choice: A. Sommerfeld (see entry 9-1, 1934). Fourth choice: W. Gerlach and O. Stern, divided. Fifth choice: C.J. Davisson and L.H. Germer (see entry 9-3, 1934), divided. Stern received the 1943 prize in physics in 1944.|
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