Clyde Wiegand

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Clyde Wiegand (May 23, 1915, Long Beach, Washington – July 5, 1996) was an American physicist.[1]

He was best known for the co-discovery of the antiproton in 1955, along with Owen Chamberlain, Emilio Segrè, and Thomas Ypsilantis. He was also a large contributor to the research of the atomic bomb.

He died at his home in Oakland, California of prostate cancer, aged 81.


  1. ^ Chamberlain, Owen; Steiner, Herbert; Ypsilantis, Thomas (January 1997). "Obituary: Clyde E. Wiegand". Physics Today. 50 (1): 79–80. Bibcode:1997PhT....50a..79C. doi:10.1063/1.2802985. 

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