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Nobel Prizes-Physics

Nobel Prizes in Physics

1906-conduction of electricity in gases; Cathode ray tube Joseph J. Thomson
1910--molecular forces Johann D. van der Waals
1901--discovery of X rays Rontgen
1903--Radioactivity Becquerel, Marie and Pierre Curie
1911--Heat Radiation Wilhelm Wien
1909--Wireless Telegraphy Braun and Marconi
1914--diffraction and interference of X rays by the arrangement of atoms in crystals Max von Laue
1915--father and son winners; crystal structures and X ray spectroscopy Sir William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg
1921--photoelectric effect Einstein
1929--studies on wave mechanics de Broglie
1932--Quantum Theory Heisenburg
1933--Quantum theory, wave mechanics Schrodinger, Dirac
1922---atomic model Bohr
1919--splitting of spectral lines in electrical fields Stark
1935--discovery of neutron Chadwick
1938--discovery of nuclear transformations by irradiation with neutrons Fermi
1939--cyclotron Lawrence
1943--Molecular rays, magnetic properties of the proton Stern
1952--development of a novel precision method of nuclear magnetism Bloch and Purcell
1949--prediction of the existence of mesons Yukawa
1956--transistor Bardeen, Brattain, Shockley
1964--Laser Basov, Prokhorov, Townes
1972--superconductivity Bardeen, Cooper, Schrieffer
1983--importance of nuclear reaction for the formation of chemical elements in the universe Chandrasekhar and Fowler
1984--Particle Physics Rubbia, van der Meer
1985--discovery of quantum Hall effect Klitzing
1987--high temperature superconductors Bednorz, Muller
1995--discovery of tau lepton Perl
1995--detection of neutrino Reines
1992--invention of detectors for the detection of rare interaction of elementary particles Charpak
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