Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr., Nobel Prize in Physics, 1955

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Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr., Nobel Prize in Physics, 1955

Birthdate: (94)
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, United States
Death: May 15, 2008 (94)
Tucson, AZ,USA
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Son of Willis Eugene Lamb and Marie Helen Lamb
Husband of Ursula Lamb and Private
Ex-husband of Bruria Kaufman
Brother of Perry Lamb

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About Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr., Nobel Prize in Physics, 1955

Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr. (July 12, 1913 – May 15, 2008) was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1955 together with Polykarp Kusch "for his discoveries concerning the fine structure of the hydrogen spectrum". Lamb and Kusch were able to precisely determine certain electromagnetic properties of the electron (see Lamb shift). Lamb was a professor at the University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences.

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1913
July 12, 1913
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, United States
2008
May 15, 2008
Age 94
Tucson, AZ,USA