Willard Boyle - Nova Scotia's Science Hall of Fame 2003
Willard Boyle, 2009 Nobel Prize winner from Nova Scotia
Willard Boyle - Dispositif à couplage de charge
Willard Sterling Boyle, was a Canadian physicist, pioneer in the field of laser technology and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device. On October 6, 2009, it was announced that he would share the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics for "the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit—the CCD sensor, which has become an electronic eye in almost all areas of photography".