The Nobel Prize in Physics 1972

John Bardeen

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Prize share: 1/3

Leon Neil Cooper

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Prize share: 1/3

John Robert Schrieffer

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Prize share: 1/3

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1972 was awarded jointly to John Bardeen, Leon Neil Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer "for their jointly developed theory of superconductivity, usually called the BCS-theory."

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