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  2. John Bardeen - Wikipedia

    John Bardeen (/ b ɑːr ˈ d iː n /; May 23, 1908 – January 30, 1991) was an American physicist and engineer. He is the only person to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics twice: first in 1956 with William Shockley and Walter Brattain for the invention of the transistor ; and again in 1972 with Leon N. Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer for ...

  3. John Bardeen | American physicist | Britannica

    John Bardeen, (born May 23, 1908, Madison, Wis., U.S.—died Jan. 30, 1991, Boston, Mass.), American physicist who was cowinner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in both 1956 and 1972. He shared the 1956 prize with William B. Shockley and Walter H. Brattain for their joint invention of the transistor.

  4. John Bardeen – Biographical -

    Bardeen was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1954. Honours include the Stuart Ballentine Medal of the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia (1952) and the John Scott Medal of the City of Philadelphia (1955), both awarded jointly with Dr. W.H. Brattain, the Buckley Prize of the American Physical Society (1955) and D.Sc. (Hon.) from ...

  5. Biography of John Bardeen: Research, Awards, Legacy - ThoughtCo

    Fast Facts: John Bardeen. Occupation: Physicist. Known For: The only physicist to win the Nobel Prize in Physics twice: in 1956 for helping to invent the transistor, and in 1972 for developing the theory of superconductivity. Born: May 23, 1908 in Madison, Wisconsin. Died: January 30, 1991 in Boston, Massachusetts.

  6. John Bardeen – Facts -

    John Bardeen The Nobel Prize in Physics 1972 . Born: 23 May 1908, Madison, WI, USA Died: 30 January 1991, Boston, MA, USA Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA . Prize motivation: “for their jointly developed theory of superconductivity, usually called the BCS-theory” Prize share: 1/3

  7. A Look Back at John Bardeen - IEEE Life Members

    A Look Back at John Bardeen. Physicist John Bardeen, 1971 IEEE Medal of Honor recipient and the winner of two Nobel Prizes, was born on May 23, 1908, in Madison, Wisconsin. Bardeen helped develop the transistor, which made possible the invention of almost every modern electronic device.

  8. John Bardeen: the greatest physicist you (probably) never heard...

    John Bardeen died in 1991. Some of his neighbours never knew he’d invented transistors and explained superconductivity, or that he was the only person in history to win two Nobel Prizes in physics. They remembered him as a modest, unassuming man who liked to grill hamburgers for the neighbourhood and who would always ask his guests if they ...

  9. John Bardeen | Physics | UIUC

    John Bardeen. John Bardeen was born in Madison, Wisconsin on May 23, 1908. His father, Charles Russell Bardeen, was the first graduate of the Johns Hopkins Medical School and founder of the Medical School at the University of Wisconsin.

  10. Born May 23, 1908 - Died Jan. 30, 1991. The only person to win two Nobel Prizes in physics was John Bardeen, first in 1956 for the transistor, and then in 1972 for his theory of superconductivity. The transistor, developed with Walter Brattain and William Shockley, performed electronic functions similar to the vacuum tube in radio and ...

  11. John Bardeen, part 1 - PBS

    Thinking he was helping his kids, Dr. Bardeen downplayed the seriousness of her illness. John didn't realize she was dying, and was stunned when it happened. His father quickly married his ...