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 121,914 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Bertram Brockhouse is the 217th most popular physicist (up from 249th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Canada (up from 46th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular 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 217 out of 717Before him are Vitaly Ginzburg, Max Delbrück, George E. Smith, David Brewster, Ratko Janev, and Georg von Békésy. After him are Tsung-Dao Lee, Rolf Maximilian Sievert, Mihajlo Pupin, Charles Wheatstone, Andrew Huxley, and Clifford Shull.

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Among people born in 1918, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 35Before him are James Tobin, Ernst Otto Fischer, Muriel Spark, Kai Siegbahn, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, and Martin Ryle. After him are Pavlik Morozov, Birgit Nilsson, Jerome Karle, André Bazin, Lila Kedrova, and Günther Rall. Among people deceased in 2003, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 33Before him are Luciano Berio, Nǃxau ǂToma, Zoran Đinđić, David Dacko, Horst Buchholz, and Bernard Katz. After him are Alberto Sordi, Celia Cruz, Frank Sheeran, Edgar F. Codd, Franco Corelli, and Denis Thatcher.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Bertram Brockhouse ranks 40 out of 1,350Before him are Henry Mintzberg (1939), Richard E. Taylor (1929), René Angélil (1942), William Giauque (1895), Joni Mitchell (1943), and Paul Anka (1941). After him are Denis Villeneuve (1967), Mary Pickford (1892), Jim Peebles (1935), Charles Brenton Huggins (1901), Lois Maxwell (1927), and Ryan Reynolds (1976).

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), and Sylvia Fedoruk (1927).