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Clinton Davisson


American physicist who earned the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of Electron Diffraction. After completing his undergraduate education he trained at Princeton, at exactly the same time woking on his doctoral thesis there. In 1919 he used dealing with the electrons in researching the idea that they can be found both in influx type and in contaminants, among the fundamental assumptions of quantum technicians. He was created in Bloomington, Illinois, and his dad Joseph Davisson was a descendant of early Dutch and French settlers of Virginia and a experienced from the Union military in the Civil Battle. His analysis pioneered the first research of quantum technicians, and Erwin Schrodinger’s well-known kitty paradigm brought into well-known consciousness.

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Date Of Birth October 22, 1881
Died February 1, 1958, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Place Of Birth Bloomington, IL
Profession Scientist
Education University of Chicago, Bloomington High School, Princeton University
Nationality American
Children Richard Davisson
Awards Nobel Prize in Physics, Hughes Medal, Elliott Cresson Medal, Comstock Prize in Physics
Star Sign Libra

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1 Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1937 jointly with Clinton Joseph Davisson "for their experimental discovery of the diffraction of electrons by crystals".



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