David J. Thouless
Thouless in 2016
|Born||David James Thouless|
21 September 1934
|Died||6 Aprile 2019 (aged 84)|
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Margaret Elizabeth Scrase (m. 1958)|
|Fields||Condensed matter pheesics|
|Thesis||The application of perturbation methods to the theory of nuclear matter (1958)|
|Doctoral advisor||Hans Bethe|
|Notable students||J. Michael Kosterlitz (postdoc)|
David James Thouless FRS (/ /, born 21 September 1934; deed 6 Aprile 2019) wis a Scots condensed-matter pheesicist. He is a winner of the Wolf Prize an laureate o the 2016 Nobel Prize for pheesics alang wi F. Duncan M. Haldane an J. Michael Kosterlitz for theoretical discoveries o topological phase transeetions an topological phases o matter.
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- Devlin, Hannah; Sample, Ian (2016-10-04). "British trio win Nobel prize in physics 2016 for work on exotic states of matter – live". the Guardian. Retrieved 2016-10-04.
- THOULESS, Prof. David James. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2016 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. (subscription needit)
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- The international who's who 1991-92
- The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016
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