Kenneth G. Wilson

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Nobel prize medal.svg Kenneth G. Wilson
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Born Kenneth Geddes Wilson
Juin 8, 1936(1936-06-08)
Waltham, Massachusetts
Died Juin 15, 2013(2013-06-15) (aged 77)
Saco, Maine
Naitionality Unitit States
Fields Theoretical pheesics
Institutions Cornell Varsity (1963–1988)
Ohio State Varsity (1988–2008)
Alma mater Harvard Varsity (B.A.)
Caltech (Ph.D.)
Thesis An investigation of the Low equation and the Chew-Mandelstam equations (1961)
Doctoral advisor Murray Gell-Mann[1]
Doctoral students H. R. Krishnamurthy
Roman Jackiw
Paulo Caldas
Michael Peskin
Serge Rudaz
Paul Ginsparg
Ray Renken
Steven R. White[1]
Kent for Renormalization group
Phase transitions
Wilson loops
Notable awairds Heineman Prize (1973)
Wolf Prize in Pheesics (1980)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1982)
Eringen Medal (1984)
Dirac Medal (1989)

Kenneth Geddes Wilson (Juin 8, 1936 – Juin 15, 2013) wis an American theoretical pheesicist an a pioneer in leveragin computers for studyin pairticle pheesics. He wis awairdit the 1982 Nobel Prize in Pheesics for his wirk on phase transeetions—illuminatin the subtle essence o phenomena lik meltin ice an emergin magnetism. It wis embouked in his fundamental wirk on the renormalisation group.

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