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 116,990 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Bertram Brockhouse is the 249th most popular physicist (down from 207th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Canada (down from 33rd in 2019) and the 4th 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 249 out of 721Before him are Julian Schwinger, Leo Esaki, Fritjof Capra, Patrick Blackett, Klaus Fuchs, and Clifford Shull. After him are Herbert Kroemer, John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, Giovanni Battista Venturi, John Kendrew, Ludwig Prandtl, and Rainer Weiss.

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Among people born in 1918, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 49Before him are Patricio Aylwin, Julian Schwinger, Yasuhiro Nakasone, Hans Scholl, Kazu Naoki, and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. After him are Lila Kedrova, Jerome Karle, Sam Walton, Rosemary Kennedy, Pavlik Morozov, and Fanny Blankers-Koen. Among people deceased in 2003, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 36Before him are Richard Crenna, Alberto Sordi, Frank Sheeran, Bernard Katz, Isser Harel, and Helmut Rahn. After him are Horst Buchholz, David Dacko, Edgar F. Codd, Frederick Chapman Robbins, Franco Corelli, and Leslie Cheung.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 46 out of 1,130Before him are Howard Shore (1946), Oswald Avery (1877), Robert Mundell (1932), Lois Maxwell (1927), Dan Aykroyd (1952), and Ralph M. Steinman (1943). After him are James Randi (1928), Charles Taylor (1931), Donald O. Hebb (1904), Joni Mitchell (1943), Ryan Reynolds (1976), and Glenn Ford (1916).

Among PHYSICISTS In Canada

Among physicists born in Canada, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 4Before him are Willard Boyle (1924), Richard E. Taylor (1929), and Jim Peebles (1935). After him are Louis Slotin (1910), Donna Strickland (1959), and Harriet Brooks (1876).