Great • Alfred • Nobel • Gives • Aspiration!
Nobel & Laureates' Ideas & Thought Processes!
Know Thyself Video

Alfred Nobel Video

Nonprofit Organization


Walter Kohn

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1998
The National Medal of Science - Physical Sciences 1988

Award: "for his development of the density-functional theory"


World Cat

Find in a library near you. In OCLC Worldcat website search box, copy and paste name of laureate. Click. In list of books, click book of interest to you. Computer probably uses a 5-digit zip code of your physical location. Scroll down to libraries which are near you and which possess book. Possibly more than one person with same name.

Walter Kohn
Photo Wikipedia

Name: Walter Kohn
Birth: 9 March, 1923, Vienna Austria
Death: 19 April, 2016, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Award: "for his development of the density-functional theory"
Portion of Cash: 1/2
National Medal of Science: "For his pioneering fundamental contributions to the theory of the electronic structure of solids, including the effective mass approach to defects in semiconductors, the so-called KKR method of band structure, and, most importantly, the density functional approach to the many-electron problem which has led to great advances in the understanding of bulk solids and solid surfaces."
Presented by President Reagan in a White House ceremony on July 15, 1988. Biography