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Thomson may refer to:

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin $($$\text {1824}$ – $\text {1907}$$)$

British mathematical physicist and engineer who did important work in:

  • the mathematical analysis of electricity
  • formulation of the first and second laws of thermodynamics
  • unification of the discipline of modern physics

Received a knighthood from Queen Victoria for his work on the development of the transatlantic electric telegraph project.
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Joseph John Thomson $($$\text {1856}$ – $\text {1940}$$)$

British physicist credited with the discovery of the electron.
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George Paget Thomson $($$\text {1892}$ – $\text {1975}$$)$

English physicist known for his discovery of the wave properties of the electron by electron diffraction.
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Brian S. Thomson

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