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Edward Mills Purcell (August 30, 1912 – Mairch 7, 1997) wis an American pheesicist wha shared the 1952 Nobel Prize for Pheesics for his independent discovery (published 1946) o nuclear magnetic resonance in liquids an in solits.[1] Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) haes acome widely uised tae study the molecular structur o pure materials an the composeetion o mixturs.

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Edward Purcell
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Edward Mills Purcell (1912–1997)
Born30 August 1912(1912-08-30)
Taylorville, Illinois, Unitit States
Died7 Mairch 1997(1997-03-07) (aged 84)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Unitit States
NaitionalityUnitit States
Alma materPurdue Varsity (BSEE)
Harvard Varsity (M.A.)
Harvard Varsity (Ph.D)
Kent forNuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)
Smith-Purcell effect
21 cm line
AwairdsNobel Prize for Pheesics (1952)
Oersted Medal (1967)
Naitional Medal o Science (1979)
Max Delbruck Prize (1984)
Beatrice M. Tinsley Prize (1988)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
InstitutionsHarvard Varsity
MIT
Doctoral advisorKenneth Bainbridge
Other academic advisorsJohn Van Vleck
Doctoral studentsGeorge Pake
George Benedek
Charles Pence Slichter
Ither notable studentsNicolaas Bloembergen

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  1. Bleaney, B. (1999). "Edward Mills Purcell. 30 August 1912 -- 7 March 1997: Elected For.Mem.R.S. 1989". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 45: 437–447. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1999.0029.