clinton joseph davisson

Davisson

[dey-vuh-suhn]
noun
Clinton Joseph, 1881–1958, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1937.
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Davisson (ˈdeɪvɪsən)
 
n
Clinton Joseph. 1881--1958, US physicist, noted for his discovery of electron diffraction; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1937

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clinton joseph davisson

American experimental physicist who shared the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1937 with George P. Thomson of England for discovering that electrons can be diffracted like light waves, thus verifying the thesis of Louis de Broglie that electrons behave both as waves and as particles

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