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    Willis Eugene Lamb Jr. ( / læm /; July 12, 1913 – May 15, 2008) was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1955 "for his discoveries concerning the fine structure of the hydrogen spectrum."

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  2. May 15, 2008 · Biographical Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr. was born on July 12, 1913 in Los Angeles, California. His father Willis Eugene Lamb, born in Minnesota, was by profession a telephone engineer and his mother Marie Helen Metcalf came from Nebraska. Except for three years schooling in Oakland, Calif., he was educated in the public schools of Los Angeles, Calif.

  3. Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr., (born July 12, 1913, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.—died May 15, 2008, Tucson, Ariz.), American physicist and corecipient, with Polykarp Kusch, of the 1955 Nobel Prize for Physics for experimental work that spurred refinements in the quantum theories of electromagnetic phenomena.

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  5. May 15, 2008 · Willis Eugene Lamb The Nobel Prize in Physics 1955 Born: 12 July 1913, Los Angeles, CA, USA Died: 15 May 2008, Tucson, AZ, USA Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA Prize motivation: “for his discoveries concerning the fine structure of the hydrogen spectrum” Prize share: 1/2 Work

  6. May 23, 2008 · Willis Lamb He won a Nobel prize for his pioneering work on quantum electrodynamics Frank Close Fri 23 May 2008 19.01 EDT The discovery in April 1947 by the Nobel prizewinning physicist Willis...

  7. Jun 11, 2008 · Willis Lamb, who died on 15 May aged 94, received his highest recognition in 1955, when he was awarded one half of the Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the subtle quantum-mechanical...

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