Nobel Prize in Physics

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Year Portrait Laureate category Country Diploma
1901 WilhelmRöntgen.JPG Wilhelm Röntgen  Germany Nobel Prize diplom Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen.jpg
1902 H A Lorentz (Nobel).jpg Hendrik Lorentz  Netherlands Museum Boerhaave - Nobel Prize of Pieter Zeeman.jpg
Pieter Zeeman.jpg Pieter Zeeman  Netherlands
1903 Portrait of Antoine-Henri Becquerel.jpg Antoine Henri Becquerel  France
PierreCurie.jpg Pierre Curie  France Marie and Pierre Curie's Nobel Prize in Physics 1903.jpg
Mariecurie.jpg Maria Skłodowska-Curie  Poland
 France
1904 John William Strutt.jpg Lord Rayleigh  United Kingdom
1905 Phillipp Lenard in 1900.jpg Philipp Eduard Anton von Lenard  Austria-Hungary
 Germany
1906 J.J Thomson.jpg Joseph John Thomson  United Kingdom
1907 Albert Abraham Michelson2.jpg Albert Abraham Michelson  United States
1908 G lippmann.jpg Gabriel Lippmann  France
1909 Guglielmo Marconi.jpg Guglielmo Marconi  Italy
Ferdinand Braun.jpg Karl Ferdinand Braun  Germany
1910 Johannes Diderik van der Waals.jpg Johannes Diderik van der Waals  Netherlands
1911 Wilhelm Wien 1911.jpg Wilhelm Wien  Germany
1912 Nils Gustaf Dalén.jpg Nils Gustaf Dalén  Sweden
1913 Kamerlingh portret.jpg Heike Kamerlingh-Onnes  Netherlands
1914 Max von Laue 1914.jpg Max von Laue  Germany
1915 Wh-bragg.jpg William Henry Bragg  United Kingdom
Wl-bragg.jpg William Lawrence Bragg  Australia

 United Kingdom

1916 Not awarded World War I
1917 Charles Glover Barkla.jpg Charles Glover Barkla  United Kingdom
1918 Max Planck 1933.jpg Max Planck  Germany
1919 Johannes Stark.jpg Johannes Stark  Germany
1920 Guillaume 1920.jpg Charles Édouard Guillaume   Switzerland
1921 Einstein1921 by F Schmutzer 4.jpg Albert Einstein  Germany
  Switzerland
Einstein Nobel 1922 Urkunde.jpg
1922 Niels Bohr.jpg Niels Bohr  Denmark
1923 Robert Andrews Millikan 1920s.jpg Robert Andrews Millikan  United States
1924 1924 Karl Manne Siegbahn.jpg Manne Siegbahn  Sweden
1925 James Franck 1925.jpg James Franck  Germany
Gustav Hertz.jpg Gustav Hertz  Germany
1926 Jean Perrin 1926.jpg Jean Baptiste Perrin  France
1927 Arthur Compton.jpg Arthur Holly Compton  United States
CTR Wilson.jpg Charles Thomson Rees Wilson  United Kingdom
1928 Owen Richardson.jpg Owen Willans Richardson  United Kingdom
1929 Broglie Big.jpg Louis Victor Pierre Raymond, 7th Duc de Broglie  France
1930 Sir CV Raman.JPG Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman  India
1931 Not awarded
1932 Bundesarchiv Bild183-R57262, Werner Heisenberg.jpg Werner Heisenberg  Germany
1933 Erwin Schrödinger (1933).jpg Erwin Schrödinger  Austria Erwin Schrödinger Nobel Prize diploma.jpg
Paul Dirac, 1933.jpg Paul Dirac  United Kingdom
1934 Not awarded
1935 James Chadwick.tif James Chadwick  United Kingdom
1936 Hess.jpg Victor Francis Hess  Austria
Carl David Anderson  United States
1937 Clinton Davisson.jpg Clinton Joseph Davisson  United States
George Paget Thomson.jpg George Paget Thomson  United Kingdom
1938 Enrico Fermi 1943-49 140x190.jpg Enrico Fermi  Italy
1939 Ernest Lawrence.jpg Ernest Lawrence  United States
1940 Not awarded World War II
1941 Not awarded World War II
1942 Not awarded World War II
1943 Otto Stern.jpg Otto Stern  United States
1944 II Rabi.jpg Isidor Isaac Rabi  United States
1945 Wolfgang Pauli  Austria
1946 Bridgman.jpg Percy Williams Bridgman  United States
1947 Appleton.jpg Edward Victor Appleton  United Kingdom
1948 Blackett-large.jpg Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett  United Kingdom
1949 Yukawa.jpg Hideki Yukawa  Japan YUKAWA HALL 005.jpg
1950 Cecil Powell.jpg Cecil Frank Powell  United Kingdom
1951 John Douglas Cockcroft  United Kingdom
Ernest Walton.jpg Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton  Ireland
1952 Felix Bloch, Stanford University.jpg Felix Bloch   Switzerland
 United States
Edward Mills Purcell.jpg Edward Mills Purcell  United States
1953 Zernike.jpg Frits Zernike  Netherlands
1954 Max Born.jpg Max Born  West Germany
 United Kingdom
Bothe.jpg Walther Bothe  West Germany
1955 Willis Lamb 1955.jpg Willis Eugene Lamb  United States
Polykarp Kusch.jpg Polykarp Kusch  United States
1956 Bardeen.jpg John Bardeen  United States
Brattain.jpg Walter Houser Brattain  United States
William Shockley, Stanford University.jpg William Bradford Shockley  United States
1957 TD Lee.jpg Tsung-Dao Lee  China
 United States
CNYang.jpg Chen Ning Yang  China
 United States
1958 Cerenkov.jpg Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov  Soviet Union
Ilya Frank.jpg Ilya Frank  Soviet Union
Igor Tamm.jpg Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm  Soviet Union
1959 Segre.jpg Emilio Gino Segrè  Italy
Owen Chamberlain.jpg Owen Chamberlain  United States
1960 Donald Glaser.jpg Donald Arthur Glaser  United States
1961 Robert Hofstadter.jpg Robert Hofstadter  United States
Mossbauer.jpg Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer  West Germany
1962 Landau.jpg Lev Davidovich Landau  Soviet Union
1963 Wigner.jpg Eugene Wigner  Hungary
 United States
Mayer.jpg Maria Goeppert-Mayer  United States
Jensen.jpg Hans Daniel Jensen  West Germany
1964 Basov.jpg Nicolay Gennadiyevich Basov  Soviet Union
Aleksandr Prokhorov.jpg Aleksandr Prokhorov  Soviet Union
Charles Hard Townes-Nibib-2007-retouched.jpg Charles Hard Townes  United States
1965 Feynman at Los Alamos.jpg Richard Phillips Feynman  United States
Schwinger.jpg Julian Schwinger  United States
Tomonaga.jpg Sin-Itiro Tomonaga  Japan
1966 Kastler.jpg Alfred Kastler  France
1967 Hans Bethe.jpg Hans Albrecht Bethe  United States
1968 LWA Picture Final.jpg Luis Walter Alvarez  United States
1969 Murray Gell-Mann.jpg Murray Gell-Mann  United States
1970 YoungAlfven.jpg Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén  Sweden
Louis Neel 1970.jpg Louis Néel  France
1971 Dennis Gabor  Hungary
 United Kingdom
1972 Bardeen.jpg John Bardeen  United States
Nobel Laureate Leon Cooper in 2007.jpg Leon Neil Cooper  United States
John Robert Schrieffer.jpg John Robert Schrieffer  United States
1973 Leo Esaki 1959.jpg Leo Esaki  Japan
Ivar Giaever.jpg Ivar Giaever  United States
 Norway
cmglee_Cambridge_Wikimedia_Meetup_23_tour_Brian_Josephson.jpg
Brian David Josephson  United Kingdom
1974 Martin Ryle  United Kingdom
Antony Hewish  United Kingdom
1975 Aage Bohr.jpg Aage Bohr  Denmark
Mottelson,Ben 1963 Kopenhagen.jpg Ben Roy Mottelson  Denmark
Leo James Rainwater  United States
1976 Burton Richter - charm quark.jpg Burton Richter  United States
Samuel ting 10-19-10.jpg Samuel Chao Chung Ting  United States
1977 Andersonphoto.jpg Philip Warren Anderson  United States
Mott,Nevill Francis Heisenberg 1952 London.jpg Nevill Francis Mott  United Kingdom
JH van Vleck 1974.jpg John Hasbrouck Van Vleck  United States
1978 Pyotr L Kapitsa Russian physicist 1964.jpg Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa  Soviet Union
Arno Penzias.jpg Arno Allan Penzias  United States
Wilson penzias200.jpg Robert Woodrow Wilson  United States
1979 Sheldon Glashow at Harvard cropped.jpg Sheldon Lee Glashow  United States
Abdus Salam 1987.jpg Abdus Salam  Pakistan
Steven weinberg 2010.jpg Steven Weinberg  United States
1980 James-cronin.jpg James Watson Cronin  United States
Val Fitch.jpg Val Logsdon Fitch  United States
1981 Nicolaas Bloembergen 1981.jpg Nicolaas Bloembergen  Netherlands
 United States
Artur Schawlow, Stanford University.jpg Arthur Leonard Schawlow  United States
Kai Manne Börje Siegbahn 2.jpg Kai Manne Börje Siegbahn  Sweden
1982 Kenneth G. Wilson  United States
1983 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar  India
 United States
William A. Fowler Los Alamos ID.png William Alfred Fowler  United States
1984 Carlo Rubbia 2012.jpg Carlo Rubbia  Italy
Simon van der Meer  Netherlands
1985 Klaus von Klitzing 2015.jpg Klaus von Klitzing  West Germany
1986 Ernst Ruska  West Germany
Gerd Binnig sw.jpg Gerd Binnig  West Germany
Rohrer.jpg Heinrich Rohrer   Switzerland
1987 Ibmgb.jpg Johannes Georg Bednorz  West Germany
Karl Alexander Mueller.jpg Karl Alexander Müller   Switzerland
1988 Leon M. Lederman.jpg Leon Max Lederman  United States
Melvin Schwartz  United States
Jack-Steinberger-2008.JPG Jack Steinberger  United States
1989 Norman Foster Ramsey 1970 (cropped).jpg Norman Foster Ramsey  United States
Hans Georg Dehmelt  United States
Wolfgang Paul  West Germany
1990 Physics Nobel laureate Jerry Friedman, 2016.jpg Jerome I. Friedman  United States
Henry Kendall by Tom Frost crop.jpg Henry Way Kendall  United States
Richard E. Taylor.jpg Richard E. Taylor  Canada
1991 Pierre-Gilles crop.jpg Pierre-Gilles de Gennes  France
1992 CHARPAK Georges-24x50-2005 cropped.JPG Georges Charpak  France
 Poland
1993 Russell Alan Hulse.jpg Russell Alan Hulse  United States
2008JosephTaylor.jpg Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr.  United States
1994 Bertram Brockhouse.jpg Bertram Brockhouse  Canada
HD.3F.113 (10347363986).jpg Clifford Glenwood Shull  United States
1995 Martin Perl - tau.jpg Martin Lewis Perl  United States
Frederick Reines.jpg Frederick Reines  United States
1996 Nobel Laureate David Morris Lee in 2007.jpg David Morris Lee  United States
Douglas Osheroff NSF.jpg Douglas D. Osheroff  United States
Robert Coleman Richardson.jpg Robert Coleman Richardson  United States
1997 Steven Chu official portrait headshot.jpg Steven Chu  United States
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji.JPG Claude Cohen-Tannoudji  France
William D. Phillips.jpg William Daniel Phillips  United States
1998 Robert Laughlin, Stanford University.jpg Robert B. Laughlin  United States
Horst Störmer cropped.jpg Horst Ludwig Störmer  Germany
Daniel Chee Tsui.jpg Daniel Chee Tsui  China
 United States
1999 Gerard 't Hooft.jpg Gerard 't Hooft  Netherlands
Martinus Veltman.jpg Martinus J. G. Veltman  Netherlands
2000 Zhores Alferov.jpg Zhores Ivanovich Alferov  Russia
Herbert Kroemer.jpg Herbert Kroemer  Germany
Jack St. Clair Kilby  United States
2001 Physics Nobel Laureate Eric Allin Cornell, in June of 2015.jpg Eric Allin Cornell  United States Stockholm - Musée Nobel (3).JPG
Carl Wieman.jpg Carl Edwin Wieman  United States
Ketterle.jpg Wolfgang Ketterle  Germany
2002 Raymond Davis, Jr 2001.jpg Raymond Davis, Jr.  United States
Masatoshi Koshiba  Japan
RiccardoGiacconi.jpg Riccardo Giacconi  Italy
 United States
2003 AA Abrikosov ANL1.jpg Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov  Russia
 United States
Ginzburg in MSU opaque.jpg Vitaly Lazarevich Ginzburg  Russia
Nobel Laureate Sir Anthony James Leggett in 2007.jpg Anthony James Leggett  United Kingdom
 United States
2004 David Gross LANL.jpg David J. Gross  United States
Hugh David Politzer  United States
Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek 2007.jpg Frank Wilczek  United States
2005 Roy Glauber Dec 10 2005.jpg Roy J. Glauber  United States
John L. Hall.jpg John L. Hall  United States
Theodor W Haensch.jpg Theodor W. Hänsch  Germany
2006 John-C-Mather5.jpg John C. Mather  United States
George Smoot crop.jpg George F. Smoot  United States
2007 Albert Fert 0109.jpg Albert Fert  France
Peter Gruenberg 01.jpg Peter Grünberg  Germany
2008 Mkobayashi.jpg Makoto Kobayashi  Japan
Masukawa.jpg Toshihide Maskawa  Japan
YoichiroNambu.jpg Yoichiro Nambu  Japan
 United States
2009 Charles K. Kao cropped 2.jpg Charles K. Kao  Hong Kong
 United Kingdom
 United States
Nobel Prize 2009-Press Conference KVA-23.jpg Willard S. Boyle  Canada
 United States
Nobel Prize 2009-Press Conference KVA-27.jpg George E. Smith  United States
2010 Andre Geim 2010-1.jpg Andre Geim  United Kingdom
 Netherlands
Konstantin Novoselov at MIPT.jpg Konstantin Novoselov  Russia
 United Kingdom
2011 Saul Perlmutter.jpg Saul Perlmutter  United States
Brian P Schmidt.jpg Brian P. Schmidt  Australia
 United States
Adam Riess.jpg Adam G. Riess  United States
2012 Serge Haroche - Théâtre de la Commune d'Aubervilliers - 4 mai 2009.jpg Serge Haroche  France
David Wineland 2008crop.jpg David J. Wineland  United States
2013 Francois Englert.jpg François Englert  Belgium
Higgs, Peter (1929)3.jpg Peter Higgs  United Kingdom
2014 Isamu Akasaki  Japan
Hiroshi Amano  Japan
Professor Shuji Nakamura (Cropped).jpg Shuji Nakamura  Japan
 United States
2015 Takaaki Kajita 5171-2015.jpg Takaaki Kajita  Japan
Arthur B. McDonald 5193-2015.jpg Arthur B. McDonald  Canada
2016 David J. Thouless  United Kingdom
 United States
Duncan Haldane.jpg F. Duncan M. Haldane  United Kingdom
 United States
Nobel Laureates 0865 (31372382901).jpg J. Michael Kosterlitz  United Kingdom
 United States