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Clinton Davisson

* 1881 in Bloomington, Illinois
+ 1958 in Charlottesville, Virginia


Davisson physics    

  Clinton Joseph Davisson was an American physicist
 who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics (1937) 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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