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  1. Burton Richter (March 22, 1931 – July 18, 2018) was an American physicist. He led the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) team which co-discovered the J/ψ meson in 1974, alongside the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) team led by Samuel Ting for which they won Nobel Prize for Physics in 1976.

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  3. Burton Richter - Wikipedia

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    Burton Richter (March 22, 1931 – July 18, 2018) was an American physicist. He led the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) team which co-discovered the J/ψ meson in 1974, alongside the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) team led by Samuel Ting for which they won Nobel Prize for Physics in 1976.

  4. Burton Richter – Biographical - NobelPrize.org

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    Biographical. I was born on 22 March 1931 in New York, the elder child of Abraham and Fanny Richter. In 1948 I entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, undecided between studies of chemistry and physics, but my first year convinced me that physics was more interesting to me. The most influential teachers in my undergraduate years were ...

  5. Burton Richter | Nobel Prize, Particle Physics, Stanford

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    Burton Richter, (born March 22, 1931, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died July 18, 2018, Stanford, California), American physicist who was jointly awarded the 1976 Nobel Prize for Physics with Samuel C.C. Ting for the discovery of a new subatomic particle, the J/psi particle.

  6. Nobel Prize-winning Stanford physicist Burton Richter dies at 87

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    Nobel Prize-winning Stanford physicist Burton Richter dies at 87. Richter designed particle accelerators and carried out experiments that led to the Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the charm quark.

  7. Burton Richter – Facts - NobelPrize.org

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    Burton Richter The Nobel Prize in Physics 1976 . Born: 22 March 1931, Brooklyn, NY, USA . Died: 18 July 2018, Stanford, CA, USA . Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford, CA, USA . Prize motivation: “for their pioneering work in the discovery of a heavy elementary particle of a new kind” Prize ...

  8. Burton Richter, Nobel Prize–winning physicist ... - Science

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    Burton Richter, a Nobel Prize–winning particle physicist who also exercised significant influence in scientific policy, died on 18 July, the laboratory announced yesterday. He was 87 years old. In 1974, Richter's key scientific discovery laid a cornerstone for physicists' standard model of fundamental particles and forces.

  9. Burton Richter (1931–2018) - Nature

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    With physicist Gerald O’Neill of Princeton University, in New Jersey, Richter helped to build the world’s first pair of rings to store electrons. SPEAR was his next project, with electrons and ...

  10. Burton Richter obituary | Physics | The Guardian

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    Burton Richter and his team named the particle psi. So sudden and dramatic was the discovery that the event became known in physics folklore as the ‘November Revolution’. Photograph: Kevin ...

  11. Archives and History Office: Burton Richter - SLAC

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    Burton Richter 1931-2018: Physicist who helped to discover the first particle containing a charm quark. Obituary by Helen Quinn, Nature, 28 August 2018. Burton Richter, A Nobel Winner for Plumbing Matter, Dies at 87 New York Times, July 23, 2018. Nobel Prize-winning Stanford physicist Burton Richter dies at 87.

  12. Burton Richter | SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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    Burton Richter served as SLAC’s director from 1984 to 1999. He received his bachelor’s degree in physics in 1952 and a PhD in 1956 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Richter’s career at Stanford started in 1956 as a research associate in the High Energy Physics Laboratory.