Jerome Isaac Friedman

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Jerome Isaac Friedman (born March 28, 1930) is an American physicist. He is Institute Professor and Professor of Physics, Emeritus, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He won the 1990 Nobel Prize in Physics along with Henry Kendall and Richard Taylor, "for their pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics.", work which showed an internal structure for protons later known to be quarks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerome Isaac Friedman has received more than 176,602 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Jerome Isaac Friedman is the 210th most popular physicist (up from 260th in 2019), the 988th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,251st in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Physicist.

Jerome Isaac Friedman is most famous for his work in physics, specifically for his work in quantum electrodynamics. He is also known for his work in the field of optics and lasers.

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Among physicists, Jerome Isaac Friedman ranks 210 out of 717Before him are Roy J. Glauber, Kai Siegbahn, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, Herbert Kroemer, Francesco Maria Grimaldi, and Simon van der Meer. After him are Vitaly Ginzburg, Max Delbrück, George E. Smith, David Brewster, Ratko Janev, and Georg von Békésy.

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Among people born in 1930, Jerome Isaac Friedman ranks 57Before him are Moustapha Akkad, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Reinhard Selten, David Dacko, Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen, and Gena Rowlands. After him are Jean Rochefort, George E. Smith, Johan Galtung, Robert Aumann, Harvey Milk, and Stanley Miller.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerome Isaac Friedman ranks 988 out of 18,182Before him are Charles Cooley (1864), Dave Brubeck (1920), Matt Groening (1954), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909), L. Frank Baum (1856), and George Dantzig (1914). After him are Winona Ryder (1971), Frederick Herzberg (1923), Cyndi Lauper (1953), Richard Thaler (1945), Vera Rubin (1928), and Elliott Gould (1938).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Jerome Isaac Friedman ranks 42Before him are John L. Hall (1934), Frederick Reines (1918), Willis Lamb (1913), Arthur Leonard Schawlow (1921), David Lee (1931), and Roy J. Glauber (1925). After him are George E. Smith (1930), Clifford Shull (1915), John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), Melvin Schwartz (1932), Burton Richter (1931), and Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932).