APS Fellow Archive

The APS Fellow Archive is an historic record of every APS Fellow, from 1921 to the present. The details contained in the archive are intended to document an individual's institutional affiliation at the time of their election to Fellowship, and is not updated to reflect current information. For a current listing of an APS Fellow who is still an active member, or to search your institution for current APS Fellows, please use the APS Member Directory. For questions about the Fellows Archive, please contact Janay Oliver, APS Membership and Fellowship Specialist, at fellowship@aps.org.

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Zaanen, Jan [2008]
Leiden University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the theory of the strongly interacting electron systems in high Tc superconductors and other doped Mott-insulators.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zabel, Hartmut [1996]
Ruhr Universitä Bochum
Citation: For his seminal contributions to our understanding of the structure and dynamics of hydrogen-metal systems, graphite intercalation compounds and magnetic metallic multilayers.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zabel, Rolland M [1939]
Hygrade Sylvania Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zabusky, Norman J [1970]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Plasma Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Zacharias, Jerrold [1938]
Hunter College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zachariasen, W. H. [1930]
University of Chicago
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zachos, Cosmas [2010]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For significant theoretical contributions to supersymmetry, and for pioneering investigations of fundamental mathematical structures underlying a broad range of physical systems.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Zafar, Sufi [2007]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For her contribution to the understanding of electrical degradation and charge transport mechanisms in high permittivity and SiO2 dielectric thin films, with a focus on advanced CMOS and memory device applications.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Zaffarano, D J [1953]
Iowa State
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zafiratos, Chris D. [1986]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his experimental studies of multi-nucleon transfer reactions and charge exchange reactions and their use to elucidate nuclear structure.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Zahn, Charles T [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zajc, William A. [1997]
Columbia University
Citation: For his landmark contribution to experimental studies of two-boson correlation in relativistic heavy-ion collisions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Zakharov, Leonid [2007]
Princeton University
Citation: For contributions to the theory and numerical calculation of megnetohydrodynamic equilibria, stability, and transport in toroidal plasma confinement devices and for innovative ideas concerning the development of a lithium walled tokamak as an approach to an economic reactor.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Zakhidov, Anvar [2009]
University of Texas, Dallas
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the design, fabrication, characterization and understanding of advanced functional nanomaterials and associated devices, from carbon nanotubes, superconducting or magnetic fullerenes and photonic crystals to solar cells, OLEDs and cold field emission cathodes.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zaleski, Stephane [2005]
LMM/UPMC
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development of Lattice Boltmann methods and advanced methods for multiphase flows as well as studies of atomization and other multiphase flow problems.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Zaleskiewicz, Thad P. [2006]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For contributions to the education of teachers in contemporary physics topics through continuous sustained activity in the Contemporary Physics Education Project.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Zallen, Richard Henry [1976]
Xerox Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zaman, Khairul B.M. [2010]
NASA Glenn Research Center
Citation: For advancing the understanding of vortex generating tab technology for mixing enhancement and noise reduction in jets, and for discovering and explaining 'transonic tones' in overexpanded jets.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Zamick, Larry [1974]
Rutgers University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Zamolodchikov, Alexander B. [1999]
Rutgers University
Citation: For fundamental results in conformal and integrable quantum field theory.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zanardi, Paolo [2011]
University of Southern California
Citation: For his profound theoretical contributions at the interface of quantum information processing and condensed matter physics, in particular his pioneering work on noiseless subspaces, holonomic quantum computation, and the fidelity approach to quantum phase transitions.
Nominated by: Division of Quantum Information

Zangwill, Andrew Mark [1997]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For diverse theoretical contributions to surface and thin-film physics, most particularly, the kinetics of morphological evolutions during epitaxial growth.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zank, Gary P. [2004]
Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics & Dept of Physics
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of shocks, particle acceleration and plasma turbulence, and to studies of the solar wind, corona, interplanetary shocks and global heliospheric structure.
Nominated by: Topical Group in Plasma Astrophysics

Zanni, Martin [2010]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For advancing the technology behind femtosecond 2D IR spectroscopy and using it to uncover novel insights into the biophysics of membrane and aggregating polypeptides.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Zapperi, Stefano [2015]
University of Milan
Citation: For key contributions to the understanding of statistical properties of crackling noise in materials, including the theory of the Barkhausen effects in ferromagnets and the understanding of dislocation avalanches in microplasticity.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Zare, RIchard N [1970]
Columbia University
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Zarnstorff, Michael Charles [1994]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to parallel transport in toroidal devices, and for the verifications of the bootstrap current, which has led the way to the design of advanced tokamak reactors.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Zasadzinski, John [2010]
Illinois Institute of Technology
Citation: For contributions to superconducting tunneling spectroscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zasadzinski, Joseph A. [2008]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For applying physical principles of self-assembly, directed assembly and bio-mimicry to create well-controlled lipid structures such as unilamellar vesicles and "vesosomes" for biomedical applications such as targeted drug-delivery vehicles and treatments for respiratory diseases, and for developing new microscopies for characterizing their microstructure, molecular organization and interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Zaslavsky, George Moiseevitch [1994]
New York University
Citation: For original developments in the theory of dynamical systems, the occurrence of chaos in dynamical systems, the development of techniques to analyze chaos-induced transport, and applications to physical systems.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Zatsarinny, Oleg [2008]
Drake University
Citation: For the development of the B-Spline R-matrix method with non-orthogonal orbital sets for atomic structure calculations of exceptional accuracy and benchmark calculations for excitation and ionization of complex atoms and ions by photon and electron impact.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Zdanis, Richard A [1976]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Zebib, Abdelfattah M.G. [1994]
Rutgers University
Citation: In recognition of his innovative computational methods to understand fluid mechanical instabilities and nonlinear evolutions of boundary layers, porous media, double-diffusive convection, mantle convection, crystal growth melt, physical vapor deposition, and cylinder wakes.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Zee, A. [2014]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For his wide-ranging impact on particle physics, quantum field theory, condensed matter physics, cosmology, and biophysics, and in recognition of his unique popular writings and textbooks.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Zegenhagen, Jorg [2009]
European Synchroton Rad Fac
Citation: For his innovative contributions to the study of surfaces and interfaces with synchrotron radiation and his support of international science.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Zeiger, Herbert J [1966]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zeilinger, Anton [1998]
University of Innsbruck
Citation: For elucidating and extending the mystery of the quantum phenomena of interference and entanglement by elegant experiments with neutrons, atoms, and photon pairs together with new theoretical insights.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Zeldov, Eli [2007]
Weizmann Institute of Science
Citation: For pioneering experiments that uncovered the nature of vortex lattice melting and elucidated the vortex phase diagram in high temperature superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zelevinsky, Vladimir G. [1997]
Michigan State University
Citation: For his seminal contributions to many-body theory, including, the theoretical foundations for fermion-boson mapping, discovery of the O(5) dynamic symmetry for soft nuclei, and the elucidation of many-body quantum chaos.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Zeller, Michael E. [1990]
Yale University
Citation: For contributions to experimental high-energy physics, especially in the development and execution of highly sensitive experiments to study and to search for important rare decay modes of the charged K+ meson.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Zemensky, Mark W. [1931]
Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for P.C.
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zener, Clarence [1935]
Washington University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zeng, Xiao Cheng [2005]
University of Nebraska
Citation: For his original contributions to the study of vapor-liquid nucleation and discoveries of novel nanostructures of two-dimensional silicon clusters and single-walled silicon nanotubes.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Zenit, Roberto [2016]
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Citation: For outstanding contributions in bubbly and granular flows, and for dedicated service to strengthening the fluid dynamics community in Mexico.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Zepeda, Arnulfo [1993]
CINVESTAV-IPN
Citation: For original research in high energy theory and phenomenology; for leadership in high energy physics in Mexico; for initiatives in promoting closer communication among physicists in North America.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Zeppenfeld, Dieter [1999]
University of Wisconsin
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the theoretical formulation of effective electroweak gauge boson interactions in a model-independent way and in the linear-sigma model, which initiated phenomenological and experimental studies of gauge boson anomalous coup.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Zerbi, Giuseppe [1981]
University of Trieste
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Zerner, Michael C. [1995]
University of Florida
Citation: For development of semi-empirical theory of electronic structure of large molecules, and its application to determination of molecular structure and spectra.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Zettl, Alex [1999]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For studies of electronic materials in reduced dimensions.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zewail, Ahmed H [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Zganjar, Edward F [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Zhang, Bing [2014]
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Citation: For his significant scientific contributions to the understanding of the physical mechanisms of high-energy astrophysical sources, especially the prompt emission and afterglows of cosmological gamma-ray bursts.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Zhang, Fu Chun [1999]
University of Cincinnati
Citation: For contributions to the theory of strongly-correlated electron systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zhang, Jiandi [2014]
Louisiana State University
Citation: For his significant contributions to elucidating the correlation between bulk and surface static and dynamic properties of complex materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zhang, Jin Z. [2009]
University of California, Santa Cruz
Citation: For important fundamental understanding of photophysical properties and charge carrier dynamics of semiconductor and metal nanomaterials based on ultrafast studies.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Zhang, Qiming [2012]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For his pioneering work in electroactive polymers in exploiting defect modifications to significantly enhance the performance of materials and in advancing their application for energy conversion and energy storage
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zhang, Shengbai [2001]
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of semiconductor defects, impurities, surfaces, interfaces, and high-pressure phases using first-principles calculations.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Zhang, Shiwei [2009]
College of William & Mary
Citation: For pioneering work in algorithmic innovation of quantum Monte Carlo methods and their applications to many fields of fermion physics including condensed matter, quantum chemistry, nuclear physics, and cold-atom research.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Zhang, Shoucheng [2005]
Stanford University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development and exploitation of the effective field theories of highly correlated electronic systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zhang, Shufeng [2005]
University of Missouri, Columbia
Citation: For his pioneering theoretical models and analyses of spin transport in magnetically layered structures, films and heterogeneous alloys.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

Zhang, Wenqing [2014]
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of advanced thermoelectric materials and their application in industry based on ab initio calculations, and for developing ab initio thermodynamic tools for metal/ceramic interfaces.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Zhang, Xi-Cheng [2002]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For pioneering contributions to free-space terahertz optics, particularly the successful development of terahertz wave generation, sensing and imaging.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Zhang, Xiang [2008]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For the pioneering demonstration of the optical Superlens and Hyperlens for nano-optics; the development of concepts of metamaterials, plasmonic, and far IR magnetism; seminal contributions to the plasmonic lithography.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Zhang, Xiaoguang [2012]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering work in the development and application of the scattering theory and computational methods to materials studies, in particular to the study of electron transport in magnetic tunnel junctions
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Zhang, Xixiang [2016]
King Abdullah University of Science & Technology
Citation: For innovative contributions to macroscopic quantum tunneling of magnetization and resonant spin tunneling in magnetic molecules, and the discovery of materials with large magnetocaloric effects for room temperature magnetic cooling.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

Zhang, Zhenyu [1998]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For original and innovative contributions to the understanding of thin-film growth mechanisms and kinetic/dynamical processes at surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zhang, Zhuomin [2015]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For advancing the knowledge of near-field thermal radiation between objects at nanometer distances as well as the radiative properties of photonic crystals and metamaterials for energy harvesting and semiconductor processing.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Zhao, Jiang [2013]
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Citation: For imaginative and successful applications of single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy to polymer physics issues ranging from polyelectrolytes to chain crystallization.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Zhao, Zhengguo [2012]
University of Science & Technology of China
Citation: For outstanding leadership in measuring hadronic cross sections and particle properties at the Beijing Electron Positron Collider and for important contributions to the detector construction and physics analysis of the ATLAS experiment at CERN
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Zheludev, Andrey [2008]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For elegant neutron scattering investigations of quantum magnetism and quantum critical phenomena, especially in spin-chain compounds.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zheng, Xiaochao [2015]
University of Virginia
Citation: For advancing the measurement of parity violating asymmetry in electron-nucleon deep inelastic scattering.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Hadronic Physics

Zholents, Alexander [2005]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For many creative contributions to accelerator physics including optical manipulation of beams in stochastic cooling, laser "slicing" techniques for generation of femtosecond x-ray pulses, and enhanced x-ray production in FELs.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Zhong, Dongping [2009]
Ohio State University
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to biophysics, by brilliantly integrating techniques of molecular biology and state-of-the-art laser physics to elucidate the mechanism of macromolecular hydration and the impact of protein structure on dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Zhou, Bing [2001]
University of Michigan
Citation: For outstanding contributions and leadership in the development, construction, and exploitation of complex detectors in fundamental particle physics experiments.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Zhou, Huan-Xiang [2010]
Florida State University
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to theoretical and computational biophysics, in particular by developing elegent theories and methods on protein-ligand binding and the effects of intracellular environment on biophysical properties of proteins.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Zhou, Ruhong [2011]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For outstanding research on structure and biodynamics of proteins, particularly the hydrophobic effect and the role of water, using massively parallel molecular dynamics computations.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Zhou, Xingjiang [2016]
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Citation: For significant contributions to the development of vacuum ultraviolet laser-based angle- and spin-resolved photoemission systems, and incisive investigation into the electronic structure of high temperature cuprate and iron-based superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zhu, Jian-Xin [2016]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding and original contributions to correlated electron systems, specifically electronic structure in unconventional superconductors and heavy fermions.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zhu, Shiyao [2011]
Hong Kong Baptist University
Citation: For pioneering contributions in quantum optics, particularly work on spontaneous noise quenching and lasing without inversion, and for championing Chinese-American collaborations in quantum optics and physics in general.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Zhu, Xiangdong [2007]
University of California
Citation: For innovative study of physical and chemical processes and ultrathin films, including those of biological significance, on solid surfaces, using real-time/spectroscopic linear and nonlinear optical techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Zhu, Xiaoyang [2011]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For pioneering investigations of surface molecular structure, electronic band alignment, and femtosecond electron and nuclear dynamics at molecule-solid interfaces, including applications to surface photochemistry, molecular electronics, and solar energy conversion.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Zhu, Yimei [2006]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding and innovative development and implementation of advanced electron beam experiments to understand electronic and magnetic structures and the physical behavior of functional materials such as superconductors and ferromagnetics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zhu, Yuntian [2011]
North Carolina State University
Citation: For pioneer work on the fundamental understanding of deformation physics in nanocrystalline materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zhuang, Xiaowei [2012]
Harvard University
Citation: For her seminal contributions to the development of biophysical techniques involving super-resolution fluorescence microscopy and single molecule fluorescence resonance energy transfer, and her successful applications of these techniques to many critical biological problems
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Zia, Royce K.P. [2006]
Virginia Technical Institute
Citation: For seminal and sustained contributions to statistical physics, especially critical phenomena, interfacial properties and far-from-equilibrium phenomena.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Ziegler, James F. [1980]
No Company Provided
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Zielinska-Pfabe, Malgorzata [1989]
Smith Coll
Citation: For contributions to the theoretical study of dynamics of collisions between heavy ions at low and intermediate energies.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Ziff, Robert M. [2002]
University of Michigan
Citation: For his sustained contributions to understanding the kinetics of aggregation and fragmentation, nonequilibrium chemical reactions, kinetic phase transitions, and percolation theory.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Zigler, Arie [2000]
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Citation: In recognition of his fundamental experimental contributions to the field of ultra high intensity laser matter interactions.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Zimanyi, Gergely T. [2012]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For contributions to the theory of strongly correlated systems, vortices, and magnetic hysteresis
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zimm, B H [1953]
General Electric
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zimmerman, E J [1964]
University of Nebraska
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zimmerman, George [2010]
Boston University
Citation: For his wide-ranging initiatives to advance the history of physics, including oral history interviews, departmental histories, and dissemination of historical sessions on the internet.
Nominated by: Forum on the History of Physics

Zimmerman, George B. [1996]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For his creation, and subsequent development, of the LASNEX simulation code, which has been used extensively to guide the development of the National ICF program from its inception, to this day.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Zimmerman, Peter D. [1990]
Kings College
Citation: For analysis and participation on nuclear arms issues in the START talks and in the public sector.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Zimmerman, William, Jr. [1998]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For research on macroscopic quantum properties and vorticity in superfluid 4HE.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zimmermann, Frank [2004]
CERN
Citation: For many theoretical and experimental contributions to accelerator physics including the study of beam-ion and beam-electron cloud interactions, collective instabilities, non-linear optics, and beam measurements.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Zinkle, Steven J. [2013]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For significant contributions to the fundamental understanding of radiation effects in metallic and ceramic materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zinn, Walter H [1939]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zinner, Ernst K. [1990]
Washington University
Citation: For original measurements of isotopic ratios in selected, small samples of extraterrestrial materials, culminating in the discovery of primordial interstellar grains of the siC and graphite.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Ziolkowski, Richard W. [2016]
University of Arizona
Citation: For contributions to the analysis and modeling of electromagnetic phenomena in linear and nonlinear complex media and metamaterials.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Zippelius, Annette [2007]
Universitaet Goettingen
Citation: For her many deep, innovative and lasting contributions to statistical physics, especially in the areas of spin glasses, neural networks, vulcanized matter and granular media.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Zisman, Michael S. [2000]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his key role in storage ring designs of synchrotron radiation sources and electron-positron factories, authoring the ZAP design code and in the design, construction and commissioning of the PEP-II/LER.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Zitzewitz, Paul William [2001]
University of Michigan, Dearborn
Citation: For his many contributions to physics and science education for high school and middle school teachers and students, and for his many contributions to the Forum on Education.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Ziurys, Lucy M. [2008]
University of Arizona
Citation: For forefront contributions in molecular spectroscopy leading to new discoveries and understanding of molecules in interstellar and circumstellar environments.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Ziyaeddin, Ahmet [1986]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For interpretation of dynamic light and neutron scattering from polymer solutions.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Zlobin, Alexander V. [2014]
Fermilab
Citation: For his multi-year leadership, personal innovative contributions and achievements in the development and demonstration of new generation superconducting accelerator magnets based on Nb3Sn superconductor.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Zmuda, Alfred J [1966]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zobel, Otto J [1931]
AT&T Corporation - American Telephone and Telegraph Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zohm, Hartmut [2016]
Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
Citation: For his fundamental contributions to the understanding and control of magneto-hydrodynamic instabilities, the application of electron cyclotron heating and current drive systems on tokamaks, the development of integrated DEMO operating scenarios and for programmatic leadership in fusion research.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Zoller, Paul [1986]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions to the measurement of the thermodynamic or quasi-thermodynamic properties of polymer systems in the melt, crystalline and glassy states and of transitions between these.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Zoller, Peter [1992]
University of Innsbruck
Citation: For his work illuminating many novel aspects of the interactions between intense laser fields and atoms.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Zollman, Dean A. [1997]
Kansas State University
Citation: For producing innovative multi-media materials that have demonstrated great value in teaching physics and for leadership in training and encouraging physics teachers at all levels to use technology.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Zollner, Stefan [2004]
Motorola, Inc
Citation: For advancement and application of measurements enabling the development of semiconductor materials and processes for microelectronic devices, especially using spectroscopic ellipsometry and high-resolution x-ray diffraction.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

Zolotorev, Max [2007]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For the invention of methods to generate ultra-cold and ultra-fast sources of electron and ion beams using lasers and optical techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Zonca, Fulvio [2005]
C.R. Enea Frascati
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the resonant continuum damping, global structures and energetic-particle excitations of shear Alfven waves in toroidal fusion plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Zorn, Jens C [1973]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zouros, Theo J.M. [2006]
University of Crete
Citation: For his many years of exploration of ion-atom collisions through high-resolution electron spectroscopy and his study of inelastic scattering of electrons from highly-charged ions through the use of quasi-free electron targets.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Zubairy, Muhammad Suhail [2005]
Texas A&M University
Citation: For his pioneering and wide ranging contributions in quantum optics with special emphasison quantum computing and quantum noise quenching in lasers and optical amplifiers.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Zucker, Alexander [1955]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zucker, Michael E. [2008]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For development of fundamental techniques and practical instrumentation for interferometric gravitational wave detection and for leadership in LIGO during the transition from laboratory-scale to kilometer-scale devices.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Zudov, Michael [2015]
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Citation: For seminal experiments on nonequilibrium transport in high Landau levels of 2D systems, including discovery of microwave-induced resistance oscillations and zero-resistance states.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Zumstein, R. V. [1931]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zunger, Alex [1999]
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Citation: For his work on the theoretical basis for first-principles electronic structure theory of materials, and for its imaginative use in the advancement of our knowledge of alloys, nanostructures and prediction of new materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zuo, Jian-Min [2013]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For major contributions to the development of electron nanodiffraction and coherent diffraction for quantitative atomic structural analysis, and to their applications in fundamental understanding of nanoscale structural physics in solids, solid interfaces and surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zuputlitz, Gisbert [1978]
University of Heidelberg, Germany
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Zurek, Kathryn [2016]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For innovative contributions to particle phenomenology, especially in the development of models of asymmetric dark matter and hidden valley particles.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Zurek, Wojciech H. [2009]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the theory of quantum decoherence, and his contributions to quantum foundations more generally.
Nominated by: Division of Quantum Information

Zurmuhle, Robert W [1975]
Univerity of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Zutic, Igor [2016]
State University of New York - Buffalo
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the theory of spin-dependent transport, magnetism in semiconductor nanostructures, and novel spintronic devices.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

Zwanziger, Daniel [1984]
New York University
Citation: For important contributions to the understanding and illumination of deep problems in Quantum Field Theory and for enriching as a teacher, the minds of promising young physicists.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Zweben, Stewart Jay [1993]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For extensive innovative measurements on magnetic turbulence, plasma edge turbulence and for the design of unique diagnostics and measurements of escaping fusion produced ions.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Zweibel, Ellen Gould [1991]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For major theoretical contributions to plasma astrophysics, including pioneering studies of evolution of solar- coronal magnetic fields forced by photospheric motions and of magnetic reconnection in the galactic interstellar medium.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Zweifel, P F [1963]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zwicker, Andrew [2010]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For his outstanding service to Physics and Society issues and his excellent leadership on innovative education research and education outreach.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Zwicker, Earl Frederick [1991]
Illinois Inst of Tech
Citation: For his development of a novel interactive process of having students discover basic idea in physics through "live" classroom experiences.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zwicky, Fritz [1926]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Zwier, Timothy Scott [2000]
Purdue University
Citation: For significant contributions to the understanding of intramolecular and intermolecular interactions, particularly of hydrogen bonded species, by application of double resonance laser spectroscopy to isolated molecules and molecular clusters.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Zwierlein, Martin [2016]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For groundbreaking experiments with ultracold Fermi gases.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Zworykin, Vladimir [1931]
Electrical Engineer
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society