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Philip Warren Anderson

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Philip Warren Anderson
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Born (1923-12-13) December 13, 1923 (age 94)
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
NationalityUnited States
Alma materHarvard University
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
AwardsNobel Prize in Physics (1977)
National Medal of Science (1982)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsBell Laboratories
Princeton University
Cambridge University
Doctoral advisorJohn Hasbrouck van Vleck

Philip Warren Anderson (born December 13, 1923) is an American physicist. Anderson created and helped prove theories such as localization, antiferromagnetism, symmetry breaking, high-temperature superconductivity. He wrote many things about the emergent phenomena.[1]

Anderson was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was raised in Urbana, Illinois. Anderson studied at Harvard University.

References[change | change source]

  1. Horgan, J. (1994) Profile: Philip W. Anderson – Gruff Guru of Condensed Matter Physics, Scientific American 271(5), 34-35.

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