Nevill Francis Mott

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Sir Nevill Francis Mott (September 30, 1905August 8, 1996) was a British physicist. He won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1977, sharing the award with Philip W. Anderson and J. H. Van Vleck, who had pursued independent research.

He was born in Leeds and was educated at Clifton College in Bristol and St. John's College, Cambridge.

Mott's accomplishments include explaining theoretically the effect of light on a photographic emulsion (see latent image) and outlining the transition of substances from metallic to nonmetallic states.

He died in Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire.

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