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|Died||July 18, 2018 (aged 87)|
|Known for||J/ψ meson|
|Awards||E. O. Lawrence Award (1975)|
Nobel Prize in Physics (1976)
Enrico Fermi Award (2010)
|Institutions||Stanford University |
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Icon/data' not found.Burton Richter (March 22, 1931 – July 18, 2018) was an American physicist. He was a Nobel Prize winner. He led the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) team. He co-discovered the J/ψ meson in 1974. This discovery was part of the so-called November Revolution of particle physics. He was the SLAC director from 1984 to 1999.
- Burton Richter (1956). Photoproduction of Positive Pions from Hydrogen by 265 MEV Gamma Rays. http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/12136/31848569.pdf?. Retrieved 2014-02-20.
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- University, Stanford (2018-07-19). "Nobel Prize-winning physicist Burton Richter dies at 87" (in en-US). Stanford News. https://news.stanford.edu/2018/07/19/nobel-prize-winning-physicist-burton-richter-dies-87/.
- Nobelprize.org autobiography Archived 2006-02-08 at the Wayback Machine
- Nobel Lecture Archived 2008-10-11 at the Wayback Machine (PDF format)
- The Nobel Prize in Physics 1976 Archived 2008-08-30 at the Wayback Machine
- Richter Burton, Nobel Luminaries Project, The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot
- SLAC press image
- Biography and Bibliographic Resources, from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, United States Department of Energy