Leon Cooper

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Leon N Cooper
Nobel Laureate Leon Cooper in 2007.jpg
Cooper in 2007
Born (1930-02-28) 28 Februar 1930 (age 90)
Bronx, New York, Unitit States
ResidenceUnitit States
NaitionalityAmerican
Alma materColumbia Varsity
Kent forSuperconductivity
Cooper pairs
AwairdsNobel Prize in Pheesics (1972)
Comstock Prize in Pheesics (1968)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsBrown Varsity
Doctoral advisorRobert Serber
Doctoral studentsElie Bienenstock
Paul Munro
Nathan Intrator
Omer Artun
Michael Perrone
Alan Saul

Leon N Cooper[1] (born Februar 28, 1930) is an American pheesicist an Nobel Prize laureate, wha wi John Bardeen an John Robert Schrieffer, developed the BCS theory o superconductivity.[2][3] He is an aa the namesake o the Cooper pair an co-developer o the BCM theory o synaptic plasticity.[4]

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  1. Mony prentit materials, includin the Nobel Prize wabsteid, hae referred tae Cooper as “Leon Neil Cooper”. However, the middle ineetial N disna staund for Neil, or for ony ither name. The correct form o the name is, thus, “Leon N Cooper”, wi na abbreviation dots (an earlier soorce http://revista.cecm.usp.br/arquivo/2006jan/entrevista/cooper is no longer available)[citation needit]
  2. "Superconductivity". CERN official website. CERN.
  3. Weinberg, Steven (February 2008). "From BSC to the LHC". CERN Courier. 48 (1): 17–21.
  4. Bienenstock, Elie (1982). "Theory for the development of neuron selectivity: orientation specificity and binocular interaction in visual cortex". The Journal of Neuroscience. 2 (1): 32–48.