Clinton Davisson

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Nobel prize medal.svg Clinton Joseph Davisson
Clinton Davisson.jpg
Born October 22, 1881(1881-10-22)
Bloomington, Illinois, USA
Died Februar 1, 1958(1958-02-01) (aged 76)
Charlottesville, Virginie, USA
Naitionality Unitit States
Fields Pheesics
Institutions Princeton Varsity
Carnegie Institute of Technology
Bell Labs
Alma mater Varsity o Chicago (B.S., 1908)
Princeton Varsity (Ph.D, 1911)
Doctoral advisor Owen Richardson
Kent for Electron diffraction
Influenced Joseph A. Becker
William Shockley
Notable awairds Comstock Prize in Pheesics (1928)[1]
Elliott Cresson Medal (1931)
Hughes Medal (1935)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1937)
Spoose Charlotte Davisson

Clinton Joseph Davisson (October 22, 1881 – Februar 1, 1958), wis an American pheesicist wha wan the 1937 Nobel Prize in Pheesics for his discovery o electron diffraction in the famous Davisson-Germer experiment. Davisson shared the Nobel Prize wi George Paget Thomson, wha independently discovered electron diffraction at aboot the same time as Davisson.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Comstock Prize in Physics". National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 13 Februar 2011.