Arthur Compton

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Arthur Compton
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Arthur Compton in 1927
Born Arthur Holly Compton
10 September 1892(1892-09-10)
Wooster, Ohio, Unitit States
Died 15 Mairch 1962(1962-03-15) (aged 69)
Berkeley, Californie, Unitit States
Naitionality American
Alma mater College of Wooster
Princeton Varsity
Kent for Compton scatterin
Compton wavelenth
Hauf-marrae(s) Betty Charity McCloskey
Childer Arthur Alan
John Joseph
Awairds Nobel Prize for Pheesics (1927)
Matteucci Medal (1930)
Franklin Medal (1940)
Hughes Medal (1940)
Scientific career
Fields Pheesics
Institutions Washington Varsity in St. Louis
Varsity o Chicago
Varsity o Minnesota
Doctoral advisor Hereward L. Cooke
Doctoral students Luis Walter Alvarez
Winston H. Bostick
Robert S. Shankland
Joyce A. Bearden
Wu Youxun
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Arthur Holly Compton (September 10, 1892 – Mairch 15, 1962) wis an American pheesicist wha wan the Nobel Prize in Pheesics in 1927 for his 1923 discovery o the Compton effect, which demonstratit the pairticle naitur o electromagnetic radiation. It wis a sensational discovery at the time: the wave naitur o licht haed been well-demonstratit, but the idea that licht had baith wave an pairticle properties wisna easily acceptit. He is an aa kent for his leadership o the Manhattan Project's Metallurgical Laboratory, an served as Chancellor o Washington Varsity in St. Louis frae 1945 tae 1953.