Hans Jakob Steinberger
25 May 1921
|Died||12 December 2020 (aged 99)|
|Known for||Discovery of the muon neutrino|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988|
|Institutions||University of California, Berkeley|
|Academic advisors||Edward Teller|
|Notable students||Eric L. Schwartz|
Hans Jakob "Jack" Steinberger (25 May 1921 – 12 December 2020) was a German-born American physicist of Jewish descent. He co-discovered the muon neutrino, along with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz. He was given the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics. Steinberger now lives in Switzerland.
References[change | change source]
- J. Steinberger (1949). "On the use of subtraction fields and the lifetimes of some types of meson decay". Physical Review. 76 (8): 1180. Bibcode:1949PhRv...76.1180S. doi:10.1103/PhysRev.76.1180.
- "Physik-Nobelpreisträger Jack Steinberger ist gestorben". inFranken.de (in German). Retrieved 2020-12-15.
Books[change | change source]
- Steinberger, J., W. K. H. Panofsky & J. Steller. "Evidence for the Production of Neutral Mesons by Photons", Radiation Laboratory, University of California-Berkeley, United States Department of Energy (through predecessor agency the Atomic Energy Commission), (April 1950).
- Panofsky, W. K. H., J. Steinberger & J. Steller. "Further Results on the Production of Neutral Mesons by Photons", Radiation Laboratory, University of California-Berkeley, United States Department of Energy (through predecessor agency the Atomic Energy Commission), (October 1, 1950).
- Steinberger, J. "Experimental Survey of Strange Particle Decays", Columbia University, Nevis Laboratories, United States Department of Energy (through predecessor agency the Atomic Energy Commission), (June 1964).
Other websites[change | change source]
- Biography and Bibliographic Resources, from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, United States Department of Energy
- Autobiography (at the Nobel Prize web site)
- official web site for the Nobel Prize in Physics
- CERN web site for Jack Steinberger Archived 2014-02-12 at the Wayback Machine