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date: 25 August 2019

Slater, John Clarkelocked

(22 December 1900–25 July 1976)
  • Adam R. Hornbuckle

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Slater, John Clarke (22 December 1900–25 July 1976), physicist, was born in Oak Park, Illinois, the son of John R. Slater, a journalist, and Katherine Chapin. The family moved to Rochester, New York, when Slater’s father became a professor of English at the University of Rochester in 1905. After graduating from East Rochester High School in 1917, Slater completed a bachelor of science degree in physics at the University of Rochester in 1920. He studied physics at Harvard University and earned a master’s degree in 1922 and a doctorate in 1923. Under the supervision of ...

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