Clinton Davisson

Physicist, Academic

1881 – 1958

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Who was Clinton Davisson?

Clinton Joseph Davisson, was an American physicist who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of electron diffraction in the famous Davisson-Germer experiment. Davisson shared the Nobel Prize with George Paget Thomson, who independently discovered electron diffraction at about the same time as Davisson.

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Born
Oct 22, 1881
Bloomington
Also known as
  • 克林顿·戴维孙
  • Дэвиссон, Клинтон Джозеф
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Chicago
  • Princeton University
  • Bloomington High School
Employment
  • Bell Labs
    (1917 - 1946)
Died
Feb 1, 1958
Charlottesville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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