Edward Mills Purcell
#6217 Overall Influence

Edward Mills Purcell

American physicist

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Edward Mills Purcell was an American physicist who shared the 1952 Nobel Prize for Physics for his independent discovery of nuclear magnetic resonance in liquids and in solids. Nuclear magnetic resonance has become widely used to study the molecular structure of pure materials and the composition of mixtures. Friends and colleagues knew him as Ed Purcell.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Purdue University
Purdue University

Public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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    #398 World Rank #100 USA Rank
    Physics