John Clauser

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John Francis Clauser (; born December 1, 1942) is an American theoretical and experimental physicist known for contributions to the foundations of quantum mechanics, in particular the Clauser–Horne–Shimony–Holt inequality. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Clauser has received more than 432,267 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). John Clauser is the 222nd most popular physicist (up from 687th in 2019), the 883rd most popular biography from United States (up from 8,297th in 2019) and the 45th most popular American Physicist.

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  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.22

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  • 3.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year John Clauser has had the most page views in the with 170,890 views, followed by German (59,442), and French (21,263). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Dutch (388.61%), Ido (357.14%), and Bulgarian (259.51%)


Among physicists, John Clauser ranks 222 out of 851Before him are Leon Cooper, Clifford Shull, Chien-Shiung Wu, Norman Foster Ramsey Jr., Vitaly Ginzburg, and John L. Hall. After him are Murray Gell-Mann, Sheldon Lee Glashow, Roy J. Glauber, Frederick Reines, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, and Theodor W. Hänsch.

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Among people born in 1942, John Clauser ranks 64Before him are Michael Bloomberg, Caetano Veloso, Stanley B. Prusiner, Vladimír Mečiar, Martin Seligman, and Jacob Zuma. After him are Sandro Mazzola, Felipe González, Giacomo Agostini, Thabo Mbeki, Tony Buzan, and René Angélil.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Clauser ranks 883 out of 20,380Before him are Raymond Carver (1938), Ginger Rogers (1911), Steve Buscemi (1957), Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (1915), Linda Hamilton (1956), and John L. Hall (1934). After him are Michelle Obama (1964), Clifford Geertz (1926), Winona Ryder (1971), Dizzy Gillespie (1917), Murray Gell-Mann (1929), and Carole Lombard (1908).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, John Clauser ranks 45Before him are Arthur Ashkin (1922), Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), Leon Cooper (1930), Clifford Shull (1915), Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (1915), and John L. Hall (1934). After him are Murray Gell-Mann (1929), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), Roy J. Glauber (1925), Frederick Reines (1918), Burton Richter (1931), and Leon M. Lederman (1922).