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1926 "for his work on the discontinuous structure of matter, and especially for his discovery of sedimentation equilibrium"
Jean Baptiste Perrin
1927 "for his discovery of the effect named after him".
Arthur Holly Compton
1927 "for his method of making the paths of electrically charged particles visible by condensation of vapour".
Charles Thomson Rees Wilson
1928 "for his work on the thermionic phenomenon and especially for the discovery of the law named after him"
Owen Willans Richardson
1929 "for his discovery of the wave nature of electrons".
Prince Louis-Victor Pierre Raymond de Broglie
1930 "for his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him"
Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman
1932 "for the creation of quantum mechanics, the application of which has, inter alia, led to the discovery of the allotropic forms of hydrogen"
Werner Karl Heisenberg
1933 "for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory"
Erwin Schrödinger and Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac
1935 "for the discovery of the neutron"
James Chadwick
1936 "for his discovery of cosmic radiation"
Victor Franz Hess
1936 "for his discovery of the positron"
Carl David Anderson
1937 "for their experimental discovery of the diffraction of electrons by crystals".
Clinton Joseph Davisson and George Paget Thomson
1938 "for his demonstrations of the existence of new radioactive elements produced by neutron irradiation, and for his related discovery of nuclear reactions brought about by slow neutrons"
Enrico Fermi
1939 "for the invention and development of the cyclotron and for results obtained with it, especially with regard to artificial radioactive elements"
Ernest Orlando Lawrence
1943 "for his contribution to the development of the molecular ray method and his discovery of the magnetic moment of the proton"
Otto Stern
1944 "for his resonance method for recording the magnetic properties of atomic nuclei"
Isidor Isaac Rabi
1945 "for the discovery of the Exclusion Principle, also called the Pauli principle"
Wolfgang Pauli
1946 "for the invention of an apparatus to produce extremely high pressures, and for the discoveries he made there within the field of high pressure physics"
Percy Williams Bridgman
1947 "for his investigations of the physics of the upper atmosphere especially for the discovery of the so-called Appleton layer"
Sir Edward Victor Appleton
1948 "for his development of the Wilson cloud chamber method, and his discoveries therewith in the fields of nuclear physics and cosmic radiation"
Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett
1949 "for his prediction of the existence of mesons on the basis of theoretical work on nuclear forces".
Hideki Yukawa
1950 "for his development of the photographic method of studying nuclear processes and his discoveries regarding mesons made with this method"
Cecil Frank Powell