Robert Hofstadter

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Nobel prize medal.svg Robert Hofstadter
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Robert Hofstadter (1961, Nobel Foundation photo)
Born Februar 5, 1915(1915-02-05)
New York Ceety, New York
Died November 17, 1990(1990-11-17) (aged 75)
Stanford, Californie
Naitionality Unitit States
Fields Pheesics
Institutions Stanford Varsity
Varsity o Pennsylvanie
Alma mater Ceety College o New York
Princeton Varsity
Kent for Electron scatterin
Atomic nuclei
Sodium iodide scintillator
Notable awairds Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1961)
National Medal o Science (1986)
Dirac Medal (1987)
Spoose Nancy (Givan) Hofstadter (3 bairns) (1920-2007)

Robert Hofstadter (Februar 5, 1915 – November 17, 1990) wis an American pheesicist. He wis the jynt winner o the 1961 Nobel Prize in Pheesics (thegither wi Rudolf Mössbauer) "for his pioneerin studies o electron scatterin in atomic nuclei an for his consequent discoveries concernin the structur o nucleons".[1][2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. R. W. McAllister & Robert Hofstadter, "Elastic Scattering of 188 MeV Electrons from Proton and the Alpha Particle," Physical Review, V102, p. 851 (1956).
  2. Robert Hofstadter, "The Electron Scattering Method & its Application to the Structure of Nuclei and Nucleons," Nobel Lectures, Physics 1942-1962, pp. 560-581, Elsevier Pub. Co., Amsterdam-London-New York (Dec 1961).