Bertram Brockhouse

Bertram Neville Brockhouse, CC FRSC FRS (Julie 15, 1918 – October 13, 2003)[1] wis a Canadian pheesicist. He wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1994, shared wi Clifford Shull) "for pioneerin contreibutions tae the development o neutron scatterin techniques for studies o condensed matter", in pairticular "for the development o neutron spectroscopy".[2][3][4]

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Bertram Brockhouse
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BornBertram Neville Brockhouse
15 Julie 1918(1918-07-15)
Lethbridge, Alberta
Died13 October 2003(2003-10-13) (aged 85)
Hamilton, Ontario
Alma mater
Scientific career
InstitutionsMcMaster Varsity
ThesisThe effect of stress and temperature upon the magnetic properties of ferromagnetic materials (1950)


  1. a b Cowley, R. (2005). "Bertram Neville Brockhouse. 15 July 1918 - 13 October 2003: Elected F.R.S. 1965". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 51: 51–50. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2005.0004.
  2. profile of Bertram Brockhouse
  3. Brockhouse biographical details from
  4. Office o the Govrenor General o Canadae. Order of Canada citation. Queen's Printer for Canada. Retrieved 24 May 2010