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Richard E. Taylor

Canadian physicist

Richard Edward Taylor (2 November 1929 – 22 February 2018) was a Nobel Prize–winning Canadian professor emeritus at Stanford University.[2]

Richard E. Taylor
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Born
Richard Edward Taylor

(1929-11-02)2 November 1929
Died22 February 2018(2018-02-22) (aged 88)
NationalityCanadian
Alma mater
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsParticle physics
Institutions
ThesisPositive pion production by polarised bremsstrahlung (1962)
Doctoral advisorRobert F. Mozley[source?]
Websitephysics.stanford.edu/people/faculty/richard-taylor

In 1990, he shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Jerome Friedman and Henry Kendall "for their pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics."[3][4][5][6][7]

Taylor died at his home in Stanford, California on 22 February 2018 at the age of 88.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Professor Richard Taylor FRS". London: Royal Society. Archived from the original on 2015-10-21.
  2. Nobel autobiography
  3. Nobel prize citation
  4. Taylor, R. E. "Nucleon Form Factors above 6 GeV", Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), United States Department of Energy (through predecessor agency the Atomic Energy Commission), (Sept. 1967).
  5. Taylor, R. E. "The Discovery of the Point Like Structure of Matter", Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), United States Department of Energy--Office of Energy Research, (Sept. 2000).
  6. Biography and Bibliographic Resources, from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, United States Department of Energy
  7. Taylors Nobel banquet speech
  8. Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Taylor dies at 88

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