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Kamerlingh Onnes, Heike Syllabification: Ka·mer·lingh On·nes, Heike
Pronunciation: /ˈkämərliNG ˈônəs/

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( 1853–1926), Dutch physicist. During his studies of cryogenic phenomena, he succeeded in liquefying helium. He also discovered the phenomenon of superconductivity in 1911. Nobel Prize for Physics (1913).

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