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Willard S. Boyle

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Willard S. Boyle
Full Name
of the recipient
Willard S. Boyle
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award2009
Share in Award25.0%
Award Shared withCharles Kuen Kao (50.0%)
George E. Smith (25.0%)
for the Award
for the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit - the CCD sensor
at the Time of Award
Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, USA
Place of BirthAmherst, NS, Canada CAN
Date of Birth19 August 1924
at the time of Award
84 years
Place of DeathTruro, NS, Canada CAN
Date of Death7 May 2011
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