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William Daniel Phillips

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William Daniel Phillips (born November 5, 1948) is an American physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Daniel Phillips has received more than 210,431 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). William Daniel Phillips is the 294th most popular physicist (up from 329th in 2019), the 1,559th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,962nd in 2019) and the 60th most popular American Physicist.

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  • 59.16

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  • 59

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicists, William Daniel Phillips ranks 294 out of 717Before him are Carlo Rubbia, David Gross, Ernst Chladni, Makoto Kobayashi, Fritjof Capra, and Walter Kohn. After him are Yuri Oganessian, Freeman Dyson, Valentin Ceaușescu, Paul-Jacques Curie, Pierre Louis Dulong, and Peter Mansfield.

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Among people born in 1948, William Daniel Phillips ranks 79Before him are Dan Simmons, Nicolae Timofti, René Arnoux, Nathalie Baye, Beppe Grillo, and Dominique Sanda. After him are Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Pim Fortuyn, Chris de Burgh, Valentin Ceaușescu, Billy Crystal, and Alan Parsons.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Daniel Phillips ranks 1,559 out of 18,182Before him are Kim Carnes (1945), Lisa Ann (1972), Tony Shalhoub (1953), Joseph L. Goldstein (1940), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), and George Whipple (1878). After him are Valerie Solanas (1936), Anthony Bourdain (1956), Eddie Cochran (1938), John Saxon (1935), James Earl Ray (1928), and Paul Greengard (1925).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, William Daniel Phillips ranks 60Before him are Hugh David Politzer (1949), Henry Way Kendall (1926), Douglas Osheroff (1945), George Smoot (1945), Samuel C. C. Ting (1936), and David Gross (1941). After him are Kenneth G. Wilson (1936), John Robert Schrieffer (1931), Leon M. Lederman (1922), Steven Chu (1948), Nathan Rosen (1909), and John Mauchly (1907).