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Anthony James Leggett

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Sir Anthony Leggett
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Sir Anthony James Leggett
Born
Anthony James Leggett

(1938-03-26) 26 March 1938 (age 83)[1]
Camberwell, London, England
CitizenshipBritish and American
Alma materUniversity of Oxford (BA, DPhil)
Known for
Spouse(s)
Haruko Kinase (m. 1972)
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
Institutions
Doctoral advisorDirk ter Haar[3]
Doctoral students
Websiteservices.iqc.uwaterloo.ca/people/profile/aleggett

Sir Anthony James Leggett KBE FRS (born 26 March 1938) is a British theoretical physicist. He is a professor emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.[5]

Leggett is known for his theory of low-temperature physics. He won the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. LEGGETT, Sir Anthony (James). ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2015 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. closed access (subscription required)
  2. "Fellows of the Royal Society". London: Royal Society. Archived from the original on 16 March 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Anthony James Leggett at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. Freire Jr., Olival; Pessoa Jr., Osvaldo; Bromberg, Joan Lisa (January 2011). Teoria quântica: estudos históricos e implicações culturais (in Portuguese). Campina Grande, Brazil: SciELO – EDUEPB. p. 71. ISBN 978-8578791261.
  5. "Anthony Leggett UIUC Faculty page".
  6. "Nobel Prize in Physics 2003".