Bertram Brockhouse

1918 - 2003

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Bertram Neville Brockhouse, (July 15, 1918 – October 13, 2003) was a Canadian physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bertram Brockhouse has received more than 145,204 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Bertram Brockhouse is the 241st most popular physicist (down from 218th in 2019), the 38th most popular biography from Canada (up from 40th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Canadian Physicist.

Bertram Brockhouse is most famous for his work in the field of nuclear magnetic resonance. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1993 for his work with electron spin resonance.

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Among physicists, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 241 out of 851Before him are William Shockley, Rolf Maximilian Sievert, Leon M. Lederman, Henry Way Kendall, John Kendrew, and Valentin Ceaușescu. After him are Alexey Ekimov, Patrick Blackett, Klaus Hasselmann, John Archibald Wheeler, Jim Peebles, and Gérard Mourou.

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Among people born in 1918, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 34Before him are Jens Christian Skou, Rosalia Lombardo, Franco Modigliani, Frederick Reines, Yigal Allon, and Ahmed Deedat. After him are Arthur Kornberg, James Tobin, Maurice Druon, Jerome Karle, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, and Yasuhiro Nakasone. Among people deceased in 2003, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 36Before him are Alberto Sordi, Compay Segundo, Leon Uris, Franco Modigliani, Richard Crenna, and Leslie Cheung. After him are Nǃxau ǂToma, Celia Cruz, Horst Buchholz, Edgar F. Codd, David Dacko, and Franco Corelli.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 38 out of 1,622Before him are Ralph M. Steinman (1943), Bryan Adams (1959), Robert Mundell (1932), Dan Aykroyd (1952), René Angélil (1942), and Arthur B. McDonald (1943). After him are Oswald Avery (1877), Drake (1986), Jim Peebles (1935), Howard Shore (1946), Henry Mintzberg (1939), and John Kenneth Galbraith (1908).

Among PHYSICISTS In Canada

Among physicists born in Canada, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 3Before him are Willard Boyle (1924), and Richard E. Taylor (1929). After him are Jim Peebles (1935), Donna Strickland (1959), Louis Slotin (1910), Arthur Jeffrey Dempster (1886), Harriet Brooks (1876), Paul Corkum (1943), and Sylvia Fedoruk (1927).