Duncan Haldane

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Duncan Haldane

F. Duncan M. Haldane during Nobel press conference in Stockholm, Sweden, December 2016
Frederick Duncan Michael Haldane

(1951-09-14) 14 September 1951 (age 72)[1]
London, England
NationalityBritish, Slovenian
Citizenship United Kingdom
EducationSt Paul's School, London
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge (BA, PhD)
Known forHaldane pseudopotentials in the fractional quantum Hall effect
Scientific career
FieldsCondensed matter theory
ThesisAn extension of the Anderson model as a model for mixed valence rare earth materials (1978)
Doctoral advisorPhilip Warren Anderson
Doctoral studentsAshvin Vishwanath

Frederick Duncan Michael Haldane FRS[2] (born 14 September 1951), known as F. Duncan Haldane, is a British-born physicist. He is the Sherman Fairchild University Professor of Physics at Princeton University. He is a co-recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics, along with David J. Thouless and J. Michael Kosterlitz.[3][4][5]

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  1. "Array of contemporary American physicists". American Physical Society. Archived from the original on 17 September 2016. Retrieved 2012-04-23.
  2. Anon (1996). "Professor Frederick Haldane FRS". London: Royal Society. Archived from the original on 2015-11-17. One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from the royalsociety.org website where:

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  3. Gibney, Elizabeth; Castelvecchi, Davide (2016). "Physics of 2D exotic matter wins Nobel: British-born theorists recognized for work on topological phases". Nature. London: Springer Nature. 538 (7623): 18. Bibcode:2016Natur.538...18G. doi:10.1038/nature.2016.20722. PMID 27708331.
  4. Devlin, Hannah; Sample, Ian (4 October 2016). "British trio win Nobel prize in physics 2016 for work on exotic states of matter – live". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-10-04.
  5. Haldane, F. D. M. (1983). "Nonlinear Field Theory of Large-Spin Heisenberg Antiferromagnets: Semiclassically Quantized Solitons of the One-Dimensional Easy-Axis Néel State". Physical Review Letters. 50 (15): 1153–1156. Bibcode:1983PhRvL..50.1153H. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.50.1153. ISSN 0031-9007.