Ivar Giaever

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Nobel prize medal.svg Ivar Giæver
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Born (1929-04-05) Aprile 5, 1929 (age 88)
Bergen, Norawa
Naitionality Norway, Unitit States (1964)
Fields Pheesics
Alma mater Norse Institute o Technology,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Kent for Solit-state pheesics
Notable awairds Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize (1965)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1973)

Ivar Giaever (Norse: Giæver, IPA: [ˈiːvɑr ˈjeːvər]; born Aprile 5, 1929) is a Norse-American pheesicist wha shared the Nobel Prize in Pheesics in 1973 wi Leo Esaki an Brian Josephson "for thair discoveries regairdin tunnellin phenomena in solits".[1] Giaever's share o the prize wis speceefically for his "experimental discoveries regairdin tunnelling phenomena in superconductors".[2] Giaever is an institute professor emeritus at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a professor-at-lairge at the Varsity o Oslo, an the preses o Applee'd Biopheesics.[3]

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  1. "Press Release: The 1973 Nobel Prize in Physics". Nobelprize.org. 27 June 2011. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. 1973-10-23. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2011-06-27. Retrieved 2011-06-27. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physics to Leo Esaki, USA, Ivar Giaever, USA and Brian D Josephson, UK. The award is for their discoveries regarding tunneling phenomena in solids 
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1973". Nobelprize.org. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. 2011-06-27. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2011-06-27. Retrieved 2011-06-27. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1973 was divided, one half jointly to Leo Esaki and Ivar Giaever "for their experimental discoveries regarding tunneling phenomena in semiconductors and superconductors, respectively" and the other half to Brian David Josephson "for his theoretical predictions of the properties of a supercurrent through a tunnel barrier, in particular those phenomena which are generally known as the Josephson effects". 
  3. Giaever, Ivar (2011-06-27). "Ivar Giaever Physics Department Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute". rpi.edu. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2011-06-27. Retrieved 2011-06-27. Positions Institute Professor, School of Engineering and School of Science Professor at large, University of Oslo, Norway President Applied BioPhysics, Inc., 1223 Peoples Ave, Troy, NY 12180 … Major Prizes: Oliver E. Buckley Prize 1965 Nobel Prize 1973 Zworkin Award 1974