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John Hasbrouck Van Vleck

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John Hasbrouck Van Vleck
John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, 1974
Born(1899-03-13)March 13, 1899
DiedOctober 27, 1980(1980-10-27) (aged 81)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison
Harvard University
Known forCrystal field theory
Van Vleck paramagnetism
Van Vleck transformations
Van Vleck formula (propagator)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Minnesota
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Harvard University
University of Oxford
Balliol College, Oxford
Doctoral advisorEdwin C. Kemble
Doctoral studentsRobert Serber
Edward Mills Purcell
Philip Anderson
Thomas Kuhn
John Atanasoff
Arianna Rosenbluth
Carol Jane Anger Rieke

John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (March 13, 1899 – October 27, 1980) was an American physicist and mathematician. He was co-awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1977.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bleaney, B. (1982). "John Hasbrouck Van Vleck. 13 March 1899-27 October 1980". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 28: 627–665. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1982.0024. JSTOR 769913.
  2. "John H. van Vleck Biographical".