John Bardeen

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John Bardeen
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Born 23 Mey 1908(1908-05-23)
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died 30 Januar 1991(1991-01-30) (aged 82)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Residence Unitit States
Naitionality American
Alma mater Varsity o Wisconsin–Madison (B.S., 1928)
Princeton Varsity (Ph.D., 1936)
Kent for
Hauf-marrae(s) Jane Maxwell (m. 1938–1991)
Childer
Awairds
Scientific career
Fields Pheesics
Institutions Bell Telephone Laboratories
Varsity o Illinois
Thesis Quantum Theory of the Work Function (1936)
Doctoral advisor Eugene Wigner[4]
Doctoral students

John Bardeen (/bɑːrˈdn/; Mey 23, 1908 – Januar 30, 1991)[3] wis an American pheesicist an electrical ingineer, the anly person tae hae wan the Nobel Prize in Pheesics twace: first in 1956 wi William Shockley an Walter Brattain for the invention o the transistor; an again in 1972 wi Leon N Cooper an John Robert Schrieffer for a fundamental theory o conventional superconductivity kent as the BCS theory.[2][6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Elizabeth Greytak, Systems Analyst". Boston: The Boston Globe. 2000-12-25. Retrieved 2014-12-27. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bardeen Biography from the Nobel Foundation
  3. 3.0 3.1 Pippard, B. (1994). "John Bardeen. 23 May 1908–30 January 1991". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 39: 20–11. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1994.0002. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 John Bardeen at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  5. "Nice Guys Can Finish As Geniuses at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign". Chicago Tribune: Knight Ridder News Service. 2003-01-25. Retrieved 2007-08-03. 
  6. Hoddeson, Lillian and Vicki Daitch. True Genius: the Life and Science of John Bardeen. National Academy Press, 2002. ISBN 0-309-08408-3