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 work showing 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 157,144 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Jerome Isaac Friedman is the 260th most popular physicist (down from 173rd in 2019), the 1,252nd most popular biography from United States (down from 625th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular American 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 260 out of 721Before him are Ludwig Prandtl, Rainer Weiss, Edme Mariotte, Ivar Giaever, Peter Mansfield, and Ettore Majorana. After him are Andrew Huxley, Carlo Rubbia, Zhores Alferov, Theodor W. Hänsch, Ernest Walton, and Makoto Kobayashi.

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Among people born in 1930, Jerome Isaac Friedman ranks 73Before him are Gérard Genette, Harvey Milk, William C. Campbell, Richard Donner, David Dacko, and Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen. After him are Pierre Bergé, Zhores Alferov, Tony Lip, Robert Loggia, Chinua Achebe, and Ruth Rendell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerome Isaac Friedman ranks 1,252 out of 15,968Before him are Trini Lopez (1937), Robert Sheckley (1928), James Garner (1928), Marshall Rosenberg (1934), Stanford Moore (1913), and Ron Jeremy (1953). After him are Rose Kennedy (1890), Steve Ditko (1927), Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), Frank Langella (1938), James Spader (1960), and Eddie Cochran (1938).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Jerome Isaac Friedman ranks 52Before him are Val Logsdon Fitch (1923), Burton Richter (1931), David Lee (1931), Julian Schwinger (1918), Clifford Shull (1915), and John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (1899). After him are Henry Way Kendall (1926), Hugh David Politzer (1949), Nathan Rosen (1909), George Smoot (1945), Samuel C. C. Ting (1936), and Kenneth G. Wilson (1936).