John Bardeen (/bɑːrˈdn/; Mey 23, 1908 – Januar 30, 1991)[3] wis an American pheesicist an electrical ingineer, the anly person tae hae wan the Nobel Prize in Pheesics twace: first in 1956 wi William Shockley an Walter Brattain for the invention o the transistor; an again in 1972 wi Leon N Cooper an John Robert Schrieffer for a fundamental theory o conventional superconductivity kent as the BCS theory.[2][6]

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John Bardeen
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Born23 Mey 1908(1908-05-23)
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died30 Januar 1991(1991-01-30) (aged 82)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
ResidenceUnitit States
NaitionalityAmerican
Alma materVarsity o Wisconsin–Madison (B.S., 1928)
Princeton Varsity (Ph.D., 1936)
Kent for
Hauf-marrae(s)Jane Maxwell (m. 1938–1991)
Childer
Awairds
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
InstitutionsBell Telephone Laboratories
Varsity o Illinois
ThesisQuantum Theory of the Work Function (1936)
Doctoral advisorEugene Wigner[4]
Doctoral students

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Elizabeth Greytak, Systems Analyst". Boston: The Boston Globe. 25 December 2000. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bardeen Biography from the Nobel Foundation
  3. 3.0 3.1 Pippard, B. (1994). "John Bardeen. 23 May 1908–30 January 1991". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 39: 20–11. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1994.0002.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 John Bardeen at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  5. "Nice Guys Can Finish As Geniuses at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign". Chicago Tribune: Knight Ridder News Service. 25 Januar 2003. Retrieved 3 August 2007.
  6. Hoddeson, Lillian and Vicki Daitch. True Genius: the Life and Science of John Bardeen. National Academy Press, 2002. ISBN 0-309-08408-3