Willard Boyle

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Willard S. Boyle
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Born 19 August 1924(1924-08-19)
Amherst, Nova Scotia
Died 7 Mey 2011(2011-05-07) (aged 86)
Wallace, Nova Scotia [1]
Residence Canadae
Citizenship Canadae an Unitit States[2]
Alma mater McGill Varsity
Lower Canada College
Kent for Chairge-coupled device[3]
Awairds Stuart Ballantine Medal (1973)
IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Awaird (1974)
Draper Prize (2006)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (2009)
Scientific career
Fields Applee'd pheesics
Institutions Bell Labs

Willard Sterling Boyle, CC (August 19, 1924 – Mey 7, 2011) wis a Canadian pheesicist,[4] pioneer in the field o laser technology an co-inventor o the chairge-coupled device.[5] On October 6, 2009, it wis announced that he would share the 2009 Nobel Prize in Pheesics for "the invention o an eemagin semiconductor circuit—the CCD sensor, which haes acome an electronic ee in awmaist aw auries o photografie".[2]

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  1. "Willard Boyle". The Telegraph. London. 2011-05-16. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2012-07-11. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Willard S. Boyle - Biographical". Nobelprize.org. Stockholm: Noble Foundation. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  3. Smith, George (2011). "Willard Boyle (1924–2011) Physicist who helped invent the 'eye of the digital camera'". Nature. 474 (7349): 37. doi:10.1038/474037a. PMID 21637246. 
  4. Chang, Kenneth (2009-10-07). "Nobel Awarded for Harnessing Light". The New York Times. New York. p. A20. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2009-10-09. 
  5. "Canadian scientist shares Nobel physics prize". CBC News. Toronto. 2009-10-06. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-07-11. Retrieved 2015-09-22.