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Conductive Polymers

by Alan Heeger
Conductive Polymers
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 2003 views
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Heeger says that he started as a physicist and thinks like a physicist but got interested in the late 70's in the study of materials. For him it was a natural evolution to move to polymers and in 1975 he began working with Alan MacDiarmid and became ....

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Walter Kohn

by Walter Kohn
Walter Kohn
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1189 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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Ram Rao

by Ram Rao
Ram Rao
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1323 views
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Prof. C.N.R. Rao was born and brought up in Bangalore, India where he developed his interest in science. He studied for his Ph.D at Purdue University in the US but returned to India to continue his career. He has had numerous visiting positions abroa....

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Alexander Müller

by Alexander Mller
Alexander Müller
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Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1784 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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