The Nobel Prize in Physics 1951
Nobel co-recipient: John Cockcroft
"for their pioneer work on the transmutation of atomic nuclei by artificially accelerated atomic particles."
|Publication No:||US 1,992,980|
|Title:||System for the Voltage Transformation of Direct Current Electrical Energy|
|Publication Date:||February 26, 1935|
|Filing Date:||January 20, 1933|
|Inventors:||John D. Cockcroft; Ernest T.S. Walton|
|Abstract:||Carboxylic acid esters or amides are obtained from aryl, heterocyclic, vinylicThis invention relates to a system for the voltage transformation of a direct current electrical energy and the main object is the obtaining of direct current at very high voltages and also the subsequent reduction of the voltage in a simple economical and efficient manner, that is to say, by the use of comparatively simple apparatus which moreover need not be subjected to inconveniently high electrical stresses.|
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Name: Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton
Affiliation at the time of the award: Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Prize motivations: "for their pioneer work on the transmutation of atomic nuclei by artificially accelerated atomic particles."
Birth: 6 October 1903, Dungarvan, Ireland
Death: 25 June 1995, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Portion of Cash: 1/2