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John M. Kosterlitz

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Michael Kosterlitz
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Born
John Michael Kosterlitz

(1943-06-22) June 22, 1943 (age 76)[1]
NationalityBritish
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma mater
Known forKosterlitz–Thouless transition
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsCondensed matter physics
InstitutionsBrown University
University of Birmingham
ThesisProblems in strong interaction physics (1969)
Academic advisorsDavid Thouless (postdoc)
Websitevivo.brown.edu/display/jkosterl

John Michael Kosterlitz (born June 22, 1943) is a British-American physicist. He is a professor of physics at Brown University[4] and the son of biochemist Hans Kosterlitz. He was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics along with David Thouless and Duncan Haldane for work on condensed matter physics.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "J. Michael Kosterlitz - Facts". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2016-11-02.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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): 18–18. Bibcode:2016Natur.538...18G. doi:10.1038/nature.2016.20722.
  3. "Lars Onsager recipient 2000, John Michael Kosterlitz Brown University". aps.org. American Physical Society.
  4. "Kosterlitz Research profile at Brown University". brown.edu. Brown University.