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David Thouless
Thouless in 2016
BornDavid James Thouless
21 September 1934(1934-09-21)
Bearsden, Scotland[1]
Dee'd6 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)
Scientific career
FieldsCondensed matter pheesics
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. a b c "BBC Radio 4 profile: Professor David J Thouless". bbc.co.uk. London: BBC.
  3. a b Anon (1979). "Professor David Thouless FRS". royalsociety.org. London: Royal Society. Archived frae the original 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 (4 October 2016). "British trio win Nobel prize in physics 2016 for work on exotic states of matter – live". the Guardian. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  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". Archived frae the original on 15 October 2006. Retrieved 18 November 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link), 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. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |1= (help)