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Encyclopedia > Clifford Shull

Clifford Glenwood Shull (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 23, 1915March 31, 2001) was a Nobel Prize-winning American physicist. Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, P-Burgh, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nobel Prize medal. ... ...


He shared the 1994 Nobel Prize in Physics with Bertram Brockhouse for developing neutron scattering techniques, especially the neutron diffraction technique, for studying condensed matter. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Hannes Alfvén (1908–1995) accepting the Nobel Prize for his work on magnetohydrodynamics [1]. List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... Bertram Neville Brockhouse (July 15, 1918 – October 13, 2003) was a Nobel prize-winning Canadian physicist. ... The term Neutron Scattering encompasses all scientific techniques whereby neutrons are used as a scientific probe. ... Neutron diffraction is a crystallography technique that uses neutrons to determine the atomic structure of a material. ... It has been suggested that Solid state physics be merged into this article or section. ...


External links

  • 1994 Nobel Physics winners
  • Nobel Autobiography

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Clifford G. Shull Wins Physics Nobel Prize (670 words)
Shull is the fourth member of the MIT physics faculty to win the prize.
Shull's most important work was done at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee from 1946-51, said Robert J. Birgeneau, dean of the school of science.
From 1941-46, Shull worked as a research physicist with the Texas Co. in Beacon, N.Y. Shull moved to Oak Ridge in 1946, and came to MIT as a full professor in 1955.
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