Burton Richter

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Nobel prize medal.svg Burton Richter
Burton Richter NSF crop.jpg
Born (1931-03-22) Mairch 22, 1931 (age 86)
Brooklyn, New York Ceety
Naitionality American
Institutions Stanford Varsity
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Alma mater MIT
Doctoral advisor Bernard T. Feld[1][2]
Kent for J/ψ meson
Notable awairds E. O. Lawrence Awaird (1975)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1976)
Enrico Fermi Awaird (2010)
Spoose Laurose Becker (m. 1960; 2 bairns)

Burton Richter (born Mairch 22, 1931) is a Nobel Prize-winnin American pheesicist. He led the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) team which co-discovered the J/ψ meson in 1974, alangside the Brookhaven Naitional Laboratory (BNL) team led bi Samuel Ting. This discovery wis pairt o the sae-cried November Revolution o pairticle pheesics. He wis the SLAC director frae 1984 tae 1999.

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