Pressing on: The legacy of Percy W. Bridgman

  title={Pressing on: The legacy of Percy W. Bridgman},
  author={Paul F. McMillan},
  journal={Nature Materials},
  • P. McMillan
  • Published 1 October 2005
  • Education
  • Nature Materials
A hundred years ago, Percy Bridgman invented mechanical devices that dramatically expanded the high-pressure range available for carrying out physics and chemistry experiments into an unprecedented regime of high densities. His pioneering work revolutionized condensed matter research.His spirit remains alive today as researchers continue to push back the boundaries of high-pressure science. 

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