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Muller 00:06:00

Alexander Müller

by Alexander Mller
Alexander Müller
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1444 views
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K. Alexander Müller shared the Nobel Prize for Physics with J. Georg Bednorz in 1987 'for their important break-through in the discovery of superconductivity in ceramic materials'. At the age of 9 Mller was given a radio (a single vacuum tube receiv....

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Giacconi 00:13:00

Cosmic X-ray sources

by Riccardo Giacconi
Cosmic X-ray sources
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 5484 views
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Riccardo Giacconi , USA was awarded half of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2002 for 'for pioneering contributions to astrophysics, which have led to the discovery of cosmic X-ray sources.

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't Hooft2 00:07:00

Gerardus ‘t Hooft

by Gerardus t' Hooft
Gerardus ‘t Hooft
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 820 views
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Gerardus 't Hooft, the Netherlands shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1999 with Martinus J.F. Veltman, the Netherlands 'for elucidating the quantum structure of electroweak interactions in physics'. He came from a family of intellectuals. His great....

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Kroemer 00:11:00

Herbert Kroemer

by Herbert Kroemer
Herbert Kroemer
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 887 views
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In 2000 Herbert Kroemer, who was born in Germany, and works at UCSB in the USA shared half of the Nobel Prize for Physics with Zhores I. Alferov ( Russia ) 'for basic work on information and communication technology' and in particular 'for developing....

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Giaever 00:15:00

Ivar Giaever

by Ivar Giaver
Ivar Giaever
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Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1122 views
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Ivar Giaever won the Nobel Prize in 1973 for his investigations of tunneling in semiconductors and superconductors. Giaever worked on metal thin films and tunneling and took a Solid State physics course. Although he knew nothing about Superconductivi....

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Esaki 00:08:00

Leo Esaki

by Leo Esaki
Leo Esaki
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1217 views
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Leo Esaki is a Japanese physicist who shared half the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Ivar Giaever for the discovery of the phenomenon of electron tunneling. The second half of the prize was awarded to Brian David Josephson. He is known for his i....

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Veltman 2 00:16:00

Martinus J.F. Veltman

by Martinus Veltman
Martinus J.F. Veltman
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 827 views
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Martinus J.F. Veltman, the Netherlands shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1999 with Gerardus 't Hooft the Netherlands 'for elucidating the quantum structure of electroweak interactions in physics'. Not all areas of Holland were very advanced when V....

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Townes 00:44:00

Masers and Lasers

by Charles Townes
Masers and Lasers
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 931 views
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Charles Hard Townes received the Nobel Prize for Phyiscs in 1964 'for fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the maser-laser principle' He was award half of the P....

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Dresselhaus2 00:02:00

Millie Dresselhaus

by Millie Dresselhaus
Millie Dresselhaus
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 878 views
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Mildred Dresselhaus was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in a poor section of the Bronx. She was a Fullbright Fellow at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University (UK) in 1951-52 and obtained a PhD at the University of Chicago in 1958. Mill....

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Bloembergen 00:08:00

Nicolaas Bloembergen

by Nicolaas Bloembergen
Nicolaas Bloembergen
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 678 views
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Interview with Nicolaas Bloembergen, USA, who shared half of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1981 with Arthur Leonard Schawlow, USA 'for their contributions to the development of laser spectroscopy' He discusses the technical developments of his work ....

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Glauber 00:33:00

The Physics of Light

by Roy Glauber
The Physics of Light
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 898 views
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When asked how does he think about the problems of the physics of light, Glauber says that it is an off-shoot of particle physics. He says that he has mainly worked in nuclear physics, quantum electro-dynamics and the quantum theoretical version of M....

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Kohn 00:50:00

Walter Kohn

by Walter Kohn
Walter Kohn
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 992 views
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Walter Kohn is a condensed matter theorist who has made seminal contributions to the understanding of the electronic structure of materials. He played the leading role in the development of density functional theory, which has revolutionized scientis....

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