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Davisson, Clinton

Syllabification: Da·vis·son, Clinton
Pronunciation: /ˈdāvəsən
 
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Definition of Davisson, Clinton in English:

( 1881–1958), US physicist; full name Clinton Joseph Davisson. With L. H. Germer ( 1896–1971), he discovered electron diffraction, thus confirming de Broglie’s theory of the wave nature of electrons. He shared the 1937 Nobel Prize for Physics with George P. Thomson (1892–1975).

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