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Dan Shechtman
דן שכטמן
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Distinguished Prof. Dan Shechtman,
2011 Nobel Laureate, at Stockholm Varsity in 2011.
Born (1941-01-24) 24 Januar 1941 (age 78)
Tel Aviv, Breetish Mandate o Palestine
Residence Israel
Citizenship Israel
Alma mater Technion - Israel Institute o Technology
Kent for Quasicrystals
Hauf-marrae(s) Tzipora Shechtman
Awairds Israel Prize (1998)
Wolf Prize in Physics (1999)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2011)
Scientific career
Fields Materials Science
Institutions Wright Patterson Air Force Base
Johns Hopkins Varsity
Iowa State Varsity
Technion - Israel Institute o Technology

Dan Shechtman (Ebreu: דן שכטמן; born Januar 24, 1941 in Tel Aviv)[1] is the Philip Tobias Professor of Materials Science at the Technion – Israel Institute o Technology, an Associate o the US Depairtment o Energy's Ames Laboratory, an Professor o Materials Science at Iowa State Varsity. On Aprile 8, 1982, while on sabbatical at the U.S. Naitional Bureau o Staundarts in Washington, D.C., Shechtman discovered the icosahedral phase, which opened the new field o quasiperiodic crystals.[2] He wis awairdit the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "the discovery o quasicrystals".[3] Shechtman is the fowert Israeli tae win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in unner a decade.[4]

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  1. Dan Shechtman. (PDF) . Retrieved on 2012-01-28.
  2. "Israeli Wins Chemistry Nobel For Quasicrystals". npr.org. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2011-10-07. Retrieved 2011-10-05. 
  3. Iowa State, Ames Laboratory, Technion Scientist Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Newswise.com (2011-10-05). Retrieved on 2012-01-28.
  4. Israel’s Shechtman vindicated with Nobel for chemistry AFP (in Al Arabiya News) Thursday, 06 October 2011