George Paget Thomson

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Nobel prize medal.svg Sir George Paget Thomson
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Born 3 Mey 1892(1892-05-03)
Cambridge, Ingland
Died 10 September 1975(1975-09-10) (aged 83)
Cambridge, Ingland
Naitionality Breetish
Fields Pheesics
Institutions
Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge
Academic advisors J. J. Thomson
Kent for Electron diffraction
Notable awairds Howard N. Potts Medal (1932)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1937)
Hughes Medal (1939)
Ryal Medal (1949)
Faraday Medal (1960)
Spoose Kathleen Buchanan Smith
Bairns 2 sons, 2 dauchters

Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS[1] (/ˈtɒmsən/; 3 Mey 1892 – 10 September 1975) wis an Inglis pheesicist an Nobel laureate in pheesics recognised for his discovery o the wave properties o the electron bi electron diffraction.[2][3][4]

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  1. Moon, P. B. (1977). "George Paget Thomson 3 May 1892 – 10 September 1975". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 23: 529. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1977.0020. 
  2. Thomson, G. P. (1927). "Diffraction of Cathode Rays by a Thin Film" (PDF). Nature. 119 (3007): 890–890. Bibcode:1927Natur.119Q.890T. doi:10.1038/119890a0. 
  3. "George Paget Thomson". Le Prix Nobel. the Nobel Foundation. 1937. Retrieved 12 September 2007. 
  4. "Thomson, Sir George Paget". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. 2007. Retrieved 12 September 2007.