William Lawrence Bragg

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William Bragg

William L. Bragg in 1915
BornWilliam Lawrence Bragg
31 Mairch 1890(1890-03-31)
Adelaide, Sooth Australie
Dee'd1 Julie 1971(1971-07-01) (aged 81)
Waldringfield, Ipswich, Suffolk, Ingland
EddicationSt Peter's College, Adelaide
Alma mater
Kent forX-ray diffraction
Bragg's law
Scientific career
Academic advisors
Doctoral students
He wis the son o W.H. Bragg. Note that the PhD did nae exist at Cambridge till 1919, an sae J. J. Thomson an W.H. Bragg war his equivalent mentors.

Sir William Lawrence Bragg CH, OBE, MC, FRS[1] (31 Mairch 1890 – 1 Julie 1971) wis an Australie-born Breetish pheesicist an X-ray crystallografer, discoverer (1912) o Bragg's law o X-ray diffraction, which is basic for the determination o crystal structur. He wis jynt winner (wi his faither, William Henry Bragg) o the Nobel Prize in Pheesics in 1915: "For thair services in the analysis o creestal structur bi means o X-ray",[3] an important step in the development o X-ray crystallografie.

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  1. a b Phillips, D. (1979). "William Lawrence Bragg. 31 March 1890-1 July 1971". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 25: 74–26. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1979.0003. JSTOR 769842.
  2. "Alexander Stokes". The Telegraph. 28 Februar 2003. Retrieved 16 Januar 2016.
  3. "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1915". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 9 October 2008.