David J. Thouless

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David Thouless
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Thouless in 2016
BornDavid James Thouless
21 September 1934(1934-09-21)
Bearsden, Scotland[1]
Died6 Aprile 2019 (aged 84)
Cambridge, Ingland
ResidenceUnitit Kinrick[2]
NaitionalityBreetish, Scots
CitizenshipUnitit Kinrick
Alma mater
Kent for
Hauf-marrae(s)Margaret Elizabeth Scrase (m. 1958)
Childerthree[2]
Awairds
Scientific career
FieldsCondensed matter pheesics
Institutions
ThesisThe application of perturbation methods to the theory of nuclear matter (1958)
Doctoral advisorHans Bethe
Notable studentsJ. Michael Kosterlitz (postdoc)[2]

David James Thouless FRS[3] (/ˈdvd ˈmz ˈθlɛs/, born 21 September 1934; deed 6 Aprile 2019)[5] wis a Scots condensed-matter pheesicist.[6] 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.[7][8][9]

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  1. Sturrock, Laura (5 October 2016). "Bearsden scientist is awarded Nobel prize in Physics". Kirkintilloch Herald. Retrieved 6 October 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "BBC Radio 4 profile: Professor David J Thouless". bbc.co.uk. London: BBC. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Anon (1979). "Professor David Thouless FRS". royalsociety.org. London: Royal Society. Archived frae the oreeginal on 17 November 2015.  Ane or mair o the precedin sentences incorporates text frae the royalsociety.org wabsteid whaur:

    “All text published under the heading 'Biography' on Fellow profile pages is available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.” --Royal Society Terms, conditions and policies at the Wayback Machine (archived September 25, 2015)

  4. 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. 
  5. THOULESS, Prof. David James. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2016 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc.  closed access publication – ahint peywaw (subscription needit)
  6. Physicist Thouless to give two talks at Lab at the Wayback Machine (archived October 15, 2006), Los Alamos National Laboratory
  7. The international who's who 1991-92
  8. The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016
  9. Gibney, Elizabeth; Castelvecchi, Davide (2016). "Physics of 2D exotic matter wins Nobel: British-born theorists recognized for work on topological phases". Nature. London: Springer Nature. 538 (7623): 18–18. doi:10.1038/nature.2016.20722.