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John H. van Vleck Ph.D.

John H. van Vleck Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1977
The President's National Medal of Science - Physical Sciences 1966

Nobel co-recipients Philip W. Anderson, Sir Nevill F. Mott

Award: "for their fundamental theoretical investigations of the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems"

Biography

A Biographical Memoir by Philip Warren Anderson, Fellow Physics Nobelist, National Academy of Sciences. Bio 29 pages; total 42 pages.

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Photo: Dutch Nat'l Archives/Wikipedia

Name: John Hasbrouck van Vlec
Birth: 13 March 1899, Middletown, CT, USA
Death: 27 October 1980, Cambridge, MA, USA
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Award: "for their fundamental theoretical investigations of the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems"
Subject: condensed matter physics
Portion of Cash: 1/3
Education, Mentor, Thesis: M.A.1921 and Ph.D. 1922 Harvard University. Ph.D. advisor Edwin C. Kemble. Thesis: "calculation of the binding energy of a certain model of the helium atom"