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Leon Neil Cooper

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Leon Neil Cooper
Full Name
of the recipient
Leon Neil Cooper
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1972
Share in Award33.3%
Award Shared withJohn Bardeen (33.3%)
John Robert Schrieffer (33.3%)
for the Award
for their jointly developed theory of superconductivity, usually called the BCS-theory
at the Time of Award
Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Place of BirthNew York, NY, United States USA
Date of Birth28 February 1930
at the time of Award
41 years
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