John Robert Schrieffer

1931 - 2019

John Robert Schrieffer

John Robert Schrieffer (; May 31, 1931 – July 27, 2019) was an American physicist who, with John Bardeen and Leon Cooper, was a recipient of the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physics for developing the BCS theory, the first successful quantum theory of superconductivity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Robert Schrieffer has received more than 154,317 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 126th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, John Robert Schrieffer ranks 125 out of 659Before him are Hans Geiger, Ernst Abbe, Peter Grünberg, Walter Houser Brattain, Igor Tamm, and Ernst Ruska. After him are Jean-Baptiste Biot, Simon van der Meer, Johann Jakob Balmer, François Englert, Karl Schwarzschild, and Ben Roy Mottelson.

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Among people born in 1931, John Robert Schrieffer ranks 20Before him are Isabel Martínez de Perón, Chun Doo-hwan, Raymond Kopa, Mário Zagallo, Desmond Tutu, and Irvin D. Yalom. After him are Josef Masopust, Annie Girardot, Roger Penrose, Thomas Bernhard, Leonard Nimoy, and Toni Morrison. Among people deceased in 2019, John Robert Schrieffer ranks 15Before him are João Gilberto, Franco Zeffirelli, Bibi Andersson, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Mohamed Morsi, and Murray Gell-Mann. After him are Michel Legrand, Gordon Banks, Toni Morrison, Li Peng, Lennart Johansson, and Albert Finney.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Robert Schrieffer ranks 407 out of 12,171Before him are Geraldine Chaplin (1944), Allen Ginsberg (1926), Man Ray (1890), Bernie Sanders (1941), Alexander Calder (1898), and Jefferson Davis (1808). After him are James Buchanan (1791), Cliff Burton (1962), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Robert Kiyosaki (1947), Kurt Vonnegut (1922), and Wilt Chamberlain (1936).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, John Robert Schrieffer ranks 13Before him are Arthur Compton (1892), Owen Chamberlain (1920), Ernest Lawrence (1901), Barry Barish (1936), Percy Williams Bridgman (1882), and Murray Gell-Mann (1929). After him are Ben Roy Mottelson (1926), Joseph Henry (1797), Donald A. Glaser (1926), Leon Cooper (1930), Willis Lamb (1913), and Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839).