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Walter Kohn

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Walter Kohn

Born Walter Kohn
March 9, 1923 (1923-03-09) (age 92)
Vienna, Austria
Nationality United States
Fields Physics
Institutions UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego
Alma mater University of Toronto, Harvard
Doctoral advisor Julian Schwinger
Known for Density functional theory
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry(1998), Buckley Prize

Walter Kohn (born March 9, 1923) is an Austrian-born American theoretical physicist. He was awarded, with John Pople, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1998.[1]

Kohn was one of 20 Nobel Laureates[2] who signed the "Stockholm memorandum" at the 3rd Nobel Laureate Symposium on Global Sustainability in Stockholm, Sweden on 18 May 2011.[3]

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