Charles Pence Slichter

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Charles Pence Slichter
Charles P. Slichter (Leipzig 2006).jpg
Born(1924-01-21)21 January 1924
Died19 February 2018(2018-02-19) (aged 94)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materHarvard University (BA magna cum laude 1945, MA 1947, PhD 1949, honorary LlD 1996)
Known forJ-coupling, Overhauser effect, Hebel-Slichter effect
AwardsNational Medal of Science (2007)
Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize (1996)
Comstock Prize in Physics (1993)
Irving Langmuir Award (1969)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Doctoral advisorEdward Purcell

Charles Pence Slichter (January 21, 1924 – February 19, 2018[1]) was an American physicist. He was best known for his work on nuclear magnetic resonance and superconductivity. He was awarded the 2007 National Medal of Science by President George W. Bush.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Charles Slichter Obituary". obits.dignitymemorial.com. Retrieved 2018-02-22.
  2. "President Bush Presents 2007 National Medals of Science and Technology and Innovation". georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov.