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Muller 00:06:00

Alexander Müller

by Alexander Mller
Alexander Müller
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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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Kroemer 00:11:00

Herbert Kroemer

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Herbert Kroemer
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 886 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

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Ivar Giaever
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Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1121 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

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Leo Esaki
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1215 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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Millie Dresselhaus

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Millie Dresselhaus
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Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 877 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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Kohn 00:50:00

Walter Kohn

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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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