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George E. Smith
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|George E. Smith|
|Born||George Elwood Smith|
May 10, 1930
White Plains, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Chicago (PhD 1959)|
University of Pennsylvania (BSc 1955)
|Known for||Charge-coupled device|
|Notable awards||Stuart Ballantine Medal (1973)|
IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Award (1974)
Draper Prize (2006)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2009)
He was awarded a one-quarter share in the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics for "the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit—the CCD sensor, which has become an electronic eye in almost all areas of photography".
- The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009, Nobel Foundation, 2009-10-06, http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/2009/index.html, retrieved 2009-10-06 .
- Invention Hall of Fame Biography
- Amateur Radio licensee
- Interview in Czech TV December 2013 (in English and Czech)