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Image title: 
Davisson and Germer in Lab
Credit line: 
Bell Laboratories / Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Description: 

Clinton Davisson (left) and Lester Germer (right) in their Electron Diffraction Phyics Laboratory where they discovered the wave nature of electrons and thereby verified Louis de Broglie's idea that a moving particle is a wave.

Original format: 
3 photographic prints (black and white; (2) 9.5 x 7.5 inches, (1) 9 x 7.25 inches)
Person(s): 
Davisson, Clinton Joseph, 1881-1958
Germer, Lester Halbert, 1896-