Chen-Ning Yang

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Nobel prize medal.svg Chen-Ning Franklin Yang
Yang in 2005
Born (1922-10-01) 1 October 1922 (age 95)[1]
Hefei, Anhui Province, Cheenae
Naitionality Fowkrepublic o Cheenae[lower-alpha 1]
Fields Stateestical mechanics
Pairticle pheesics
Institutions Stony Brook Varsity
Institute for Advanced Study
Cheenese Varsity o Hong Kong
Tsinghua Varsity
Varsity o Chicago
Alma mater Naitional Soothwastren Associatit Varsity
Tsinghua Varsity
Varsity o Chicago
Doctoral advisor Edward Teller
Ither academic advisors Enrico Fermi
Doctoral students Bill Sutherland
Alexander Wu Chao (趙午)
C. K. Lai (黎振球)
Ed Yen (閻愛德)
Ben Fan
Kent for Landau–Yang theorem
Parity violation
Yang–Mills theory
Yang–Baxter equation
Byers-Yang theorem
Notable awairds Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1957)
Rumford Prize (1980)
Naitional Medal o Science (1986)
Benjamin Franklin Medal (1993)
Albert Einstein Medal (1995)
Bogolyubov Prize (1996)
Lars Onsager Prize (1999)
Spoose Chih-Li Tu (1950–2003)
Fan Weng (2004–present)
This is a Cheenese name; the faimlie name is Yang.
Chen-Ning Yang
Tradeetional Cheenese 楊振寧
Simplifee'd Cheenese 杨振宁

Chen-Ning Franklin Yang, an aa kent as Yang Zhenning (simplifeed Cheenese: 杨振宁; traditeeonal Cheenese: 楊振寧; pinyin: Yáng Zhènníng; born October 1,[1] 1922), is a Cheenese pheesicist wha wirks on stateestical mechanics an pairticle pheesics. He an Tsung-dao Lee received the 1957 Nobel Prize in Pheesics[2] for thair wirk on parity nonconservation o waik interaction.

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  1. Yang wis naituralised ceetizen o the Unitit States frae 1964 tae 2015, when he gae up U.S. ceetizenship tae acome, again, a ceetizen o Cheenae

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Bing-An Li, Yuefan Deng. "Biography of C.N. Yang" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-09-11. His birth date was erroneously recorded as September 22, 1922 in his 1945 passport. He has since used this incorrect date on all subsequent official documents. 
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1957". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved November 1, 2014.