John L. Hall

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John Lewis "Jan" Hall (born August 21, 1934) is an American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics. He shared the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics with Theodor W. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John L. Hall has received more than 152,409 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). John L. Hall is the 221st most popular physicist (down from 192nd in 2019), the 882nd most popular biography from United States and the 44th most popular American Physicist.

John L. Hall is most famous for his work on the Hall-Petch equation, which is a mathematical formula that relates the elastic modulus of a material to its shear modulus.

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Over the past year John L. Hall has had the most page views in the with 17,843 views, followed by Chinese (3,952), and Persian (2,774). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hakka (135.88%), Irish (81.20%), and Belarusian (76.76%)


Among physicists, John L. Hall ranks 221 out of 851Before him are Jerome Isaac Friedman, Leon Cooper, Clifford Shull, Chien-Shiung Wu, Norman Foster Ramsey Jr., and Vitaly Ginzburg. After him are John Clauser, Murray Gell-Mann, Sheldon Lee Glashow, Roy J. Glauber, Frederick Reines, and Claude Cohen-Tannoudji.

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Among people born in 1934, John L. Hall ranks 48Before him are Otar Iosseliani, Tarcisio Bertone, Jacques Anquetil, Bill Russell, David J. Thouless, and Jonas Savimbi. After him are Georges Moustaki, Brian Epstein, Wole Soyinka, Louise Fletcher, Bengt I. Samuelsson, and Bettino Craxi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John L. Hall ranks 882 out of 20,380Before him are Hulk Hogan (1953), Raymond Carver (1938), Ginger Rogers (1911), Steve Buscemi (1957), Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (1915), and Linda Hamilton (1956). After him are John Clauser (1942), Michelle Obama (1964), Clifford Geertz (1926), Winona Ryder (1971), Dizzy Gillespie (1917), and Murray Gell-Mann (1929).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, John L. Hall ranks 44Before him are David Lee (1931), Arthur Ashkin (1922), Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), Leon Cooper (1930), Clifford Shull (1915), and Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (1915). After him are John Clauser (1942), Murray Gell-Mann (1929), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), Roy J. Glauber (1925), Frederick Reines (1918), and Burton Richter (1931).