Definition of Davisson, Clinton Joseph in US English:

Davisson, Clinton Joseph

proper noun

  • (1881–1958), US physicist. With L. H. Germer (1896–1971), Davisson discovered electron diffraction, thus confirming de Broglie's theory of the wave nature of electrons. He shared the 1937 Nobel Prize for Physics with George P. Thomson (1892–1975).

Pronunciation

Davisson, Clinton Joseph

/ˈdāvəsən/