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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Aharony, Amnon [1985]
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Citation: For contributions to the theory of new critical and multicritical points, of random field systems and their experimental realization and of using fractals in statistical physics and in percolation.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Alers, George Armand [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For applying ultrasonic waves to a wide variety of basic physics and engineering problems in order to provide new insights into the properties of solid matter.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Alexander, Gideon [1985]
Tel Aviv University
Citation: For contributions to hyperon-nucleon interactions, for recent studies of the upsilon and its decay into three-gluon jets, of tau decays, and of photon-photon reactions.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Ando, Tsuneya [1985]
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Citation: For leading contributions to the theory of two-dimensional electron systems and their properties in magnetic fields.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Arons, Jonathan [1985]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For theoretical contributions in the application of plasma physics and electrodynamics to the study of pulsars, quasars, interstellar and intergalactic matter.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Baer, Thomas [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For the development of the technique of photoelectron photoion coincidence (PEPICO) and its application to the reactions of state selected ions.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Barish, Barry Clark [1985]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For his important contributions to the study of neutrino interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Bernheim, Robert Allan [1985]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For his contributions to the field of molecular spectroscopy through his work in nuclear magnetic resonance, electron paramagnetic resonance, and laser spectroscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Bloom, Elliott Daniel [1985]
Stanford University
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to the development of the crystal ball detector and the study of gamma ray transitions.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Bowman, J. David [1985]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For experimental studies of pion charge-exchange reaction in nuclei, leading to his discovery of the isovector monopole resonance in nuclei.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Breidenbach, Martin [1985]
Stanford University
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to detector development which were crucial to the discoveries of the ψ and ψ.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Brown, George S. [1985]
University of California, Santa Cruz
Citation: For important contributions to the application of synchrotron radiation to research in atomic and solid state physics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Burrell, Keith Howard [1985]
General Atomics
Citation: For experimental and theoretical investigation in the area of particle and energy transport in magnetically confined plasmas, especially for work on controlling that transport.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Butterworth, Ian [1985]
Imperial College London
Citation: For his many important contributions to the study of particle physics and in particular that of both charged and neutral current neutrino interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Callender, Robert Howard [1985]
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of the energy transduction process of visual pigments and for the development of physical techniques to study spectroscopically photolabile molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Cardman, Lawrence S. [1985]
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of nuclear structure physics via novel applications of the techniques of electron and photon scattering, including development of new accelerator designs and selected instrumentation.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Castleman, Jr, Albert Welford [1985]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: In recognition of pioneering studies of gas-phase ionic and molecular clusters that have served to elucidate the molecular aspects of condensation and solvation phenomena, thereby bridging the gas and condensed phases.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Chaikin, Paul Michael [1985]
New York University
Citation: For many novel and creative uses of thermoelectric-power measurements and wide-ranging contributions to our understanding of quasi-one-dimensional metals, charge-density-wave systems, superconducting sandwiches, and colloidal crystals.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Church, David Arthur [1985]
Texas A&M University, College Station
Citation: For advancing the techniques of confinement and collision studies of electronvolt-energy multi-charged ions, and for innovations in polarization and coherence spectroscopy of collisonally aligned and oriented fast ions.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Clarke, John [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For his deep, original and innovative contributions to condensed matter physics using superconducting quantum interference devices.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Commins, Eugene D. [1985]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For pioneering and innovative experimental studies of time reversal invariance in beta decay and of the influence of weak neutral currents in atoms.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Cox, Bradley [1985]
University of Virginia
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the study of direct photon production from the interactions of quarks and gluons, and for his role in detector development and managing physics research at Fermilab
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Creutz, Michael [1985]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For original theoretical contributions to the understanding of quark confinement and for the introduction of Monte Carlo methods into quantum field theory.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Curtis, Lorenzo Jan [1985]
University of Toledo
Citation: For significant contributions to the field of atomic spectroscopy through a synthesis of precision experimental measurements, innovative computational analysis, and imaginable phenomenological modeling.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Dahm, Arnold J. [1985]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the Josephson effect, quantum fluids and solids, and of the nature of the melting transition and other properties of the two-dimensional electron lattice.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Davis, Marc [1985]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his significant contribution to the observational study of galaxy clustering and the implications for the nature of dark matter in the universe.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Desclaux, Jean-Paul [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: In recognition of his pioneering work on relativistic effects in atoms, molecules, and solids.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Devlin, Thomas J. [1985]
Rutgers University
Citation: For the discovery that hyperons produced by high energy protons are strongly polarized, and the subsequent use of polarized hyperon beams to make precise measurements of hyperon magnetic moments.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Doniach, Sebastian [1985]
Stanford University
Citation: For his physical insight and mathematical treatment of collective effects in many-body systems, particularly spin fluctuations in helium and EXAFS structures from solid surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Dunlap, Bobby David [1985]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For important contributions to the understanding of electronic and magnetic properties of a wide range of materials, especially actinide compounds and magnetic superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Dunlap, Bobby David [1985]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For important contributions to the understanding of electronic and magnetic properties of a wide range of materials, especially actinide compounds and magnetic superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Dussan V, Elizabeth B. [1985]
Schlumberger-Doll Res Ctr
Citation: For her deep insights into the mechanisms and the realistic modeling of phenomena involving fluid-fluid interfaces, particularly in situations in which moving contact lines and mutual fluid displacement occur.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Feldman, Gary J. [1985]
Harvard University
Citation: For contributions to the discovery and study of new mesons and leptons.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Ferrar, Glennys Reynolds [1985]
New York University
Citation: For her pioneering work in perturbative QCD as applied to exclusive scattering processes and many other contributions to particle physics.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Fisk, Zachary [1985]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For important contributions to the synthesis and understanding of new materials in single crystal form, particularly high critical temperature superconductors and heavy Fermion superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Garland, James Callaway [1985]
Miami University
Citation: For contributions to understanding thermoelectric phenomena in both normal metals and superconductors, especially two-dimensional thin films; and for his extensive research on electrical transport properties of inhomogeneous materials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Genzel, Reinhard Ludwig [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For important contributions in the experimental and observational astrophysics using techniques of very long baseline interferometry and spectroscopy in the infrared and submilimeter regions of the spectrum.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Gilman, Frederick J. [1985]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: For highly original and timely contributions to the phenomenolgy of elementary particle reactions, especially for his creative interplay with the experimental program at SLAC, including the elucidation of scaling behavior in deeply inelastic scattering.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Gilmore, Robert [1985]
Drexel University
Citation: For contributions to the field of Mathematical Physics, including Lie Group Theory, Catastrophe Theory, and generalized coherent states, and for application of these concepts to atomic and nuclear physics.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Ginter, Marshall Lloyd [1985]
University of Maryland
Citation: For exemplary contributions to atomic and molecular spectroscopy and structure and for exceptional leadership in the field of vacuum ultraviolet physics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Grinstein, Geoffrey Mark [1985]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the phases and phase transitions of quenched disordered systems and liquid crystals.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Gross, Franz L. [1985]
William & Mary College
Citation: For contributions to the theory of relativistic nuclear wave functions, and to the discussion of searches for quark degrees of freedom in nuclei.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Guth, Alan Harvey [1985]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his many contributions to cosmological theories and their relation to particle physics, and in particular the concept of the inflationary universe.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Hartstein, Allan Mark [1985]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For pioneering research in the electronic properties of semiconductor systems with reduced dimensionality, in particularly the discovery of 2D impurity bands and the fabrication and investigation of 1D MOSFETS.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Herbst, Jan F. [1985]
GM Research and Development Center
Citation: For research on the electronic and magnetic structure of rare earth materials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Hill, Henry Allen [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For his contributions as an outstanding member of the physics community, and an active and cooperative faculty member, and for his original ideas and the drive to carry them to fruition.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Himpsel, Franz Joseph [1985]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For his principal role in the development of photoemission and inverse photoemission into powerful techniques for the determination of energy band dispersion of electrons in bulk solids and at surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Hingerty, Brian Edward [1985]
Tennessee Wesleyan College
Citation: For furthering our understanding of biomolecular structure and function by experimental (x-ray and neutron diffraction) and theoretical (conformational potential energy)calculations.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Hungerford, Ed Vernon [1985]
Universities Space Research Association
Citation: For the successful development of counter experiments to investigate the spectrometry of ∧ and ∑ hypernuclei and for the definition of the ∧- nucleon interaction.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Hussain, A.K.M. Fazle [1985]
USRA - Univ Space Research Assoc
Citation: For his contributions to the study of turbulent jets and shear layers and in particular for the insight his research has provided to our understanding of coherent structures in turbulent flows.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Imry, Yoseph [1985]
Weizmann Institute of Science
Citation: For work on phase transitions, transport and quantum effects in disordered and/or small systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Jackiw, Roman W. [1985]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his important contributions to the study of anomalies and topological effects in gauge theories.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Jacobs, Verne L. [1985]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding calculations and fundamental analysis of photoionization and its incorporation together with dielectronic recombination and other processes in application to plasma diagnostics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Jortner, Joshua [1985]
Tel Aviv University
Citation: For contributions to chemical physics which have elucidated the nature of radiationless relaxation processes in large molecules and condensed phases, providing a general and useful conceptual framework for the description of molecular dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kayser, Boris Jules [1985]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to phenomenological elementary particle theory, and especially to our understanding of neutrinos and their interactions, and for nurturing theoretical physics by fathering the Institute of Theoretical Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kendall, Henry W. [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For his crucial contributions to the study of elastic and inelastic electron scattering, and for his important activities in the field of nuclear reactor safety and nuclear disarmament.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Klaus, Klaus W. [1985]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For significant experimental and theoretical contributions to the study of the hydrodynamics of super-fluid helium.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kopelman, Raoul [1985]
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Citation: For contributions to understanding exciton interactions, energy transport and excitation recombination kinetics in ordered and disordered molecular aggregates.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kostroun, Vaclav O. [1985]
Cornell University
Citation: For pioneering work in the development of electron beam sources and multiply charged ions, and in the use of synchrotron radiation as a probe of atomic structure.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Leggett, Anthony James [1985]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For contributions to the theory of superfluids, particularly the superfluid phases of 3He, and for use of low temperatur phenomena to give an increased understanding of the basic concepts of quantum theory.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lin, Chii-Dong [1985]
Kansas State University
Citation: For his pioneering hyperspherical coordinate analyses of two electron atoms and ions, and his contribution to the development of the relativistic random phase approximation for atomic photoionization.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Litt, Lawrence [1985]
University of California, San Francisco
Citation: For achievements and endeavors in using nuclear magnetic resonance techniques for clinical and scientific research in medical physics.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Lotz, Bernard Andre [1985]
Institute Charles Sadron
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to knowledge and understanding of structure and properties of crystal-line polymers, and particularly of the crystallography of polypeptides.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Lubensky, Tom C. [1985]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For theoretical contributions to our understanding of the properties and phase transitions of a number of condensed phases including polymers, random systems and liquid crystals.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Macfarlane, Roger Morton [1985]
IBM Almaden Research Center
Citation: For contributions to the development of high resolution laser spectroscopy of solids using spectral holeburning, coherent transient and r.f.-optical double resonance techniques, and to the understanding of mechanisms of optical dephasing.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Malozemoff, Alexis P. [1985]
American Superconductor Corp
Citation: For work in magnetism, particularly for (1) key experiments related to the structure and dynamics of domain walls in bubble materials and (2) fundamental studies of the magnetic properties of amorphous materials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Maple, M. Brian [1985]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For his extensive contributions in research on magnetism, superconductivity, and their interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Martin, Richard McFadden [1985]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For his contributions to theoretical physics in the understanding of the relationship between the electronic properties and the structure of condensed matter.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

McCrory, Robert Lee [1985]
University of Rochester
Citation: For his many contributions to our understanding of hydrodynamic stability and thermal transport in laser driven plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

McKee, Christopher Fulton [1985]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For theoretical astrophysical investigations of the structure of astrophysical shocks, the evolution of supernova remnants, the structure of the interstellar medium, the dynamics of evaporating clouds, and the interpretation of quasar spectra.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Mekjian, Aram Zareh [1985]
Rutgers University
Citation: For important contributions to the theory of nuclear reactions-analog resonances, coulomb mixing and isospin symmetry and for his leadership in thermodynamic models of relativistic heavy ion collisions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Meyer, Robert B. [1985]
Brandeis University
Citation: For his substantial contribution to novel experiment and theoretical understanding in the area of liquid crystals.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Mollo-Christensen, Erik Leonard [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For his important contributions to the understanding of aerodynamic noise, geophysical fluid dynamics and wave motion employing the combination of theory and experiments in a very creative manner.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Moretto, Luciano Giuseppe [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of the role statistics in nuclei and nuclear reactions and for his elucidation of the role of angular momentum in deep inelastic collisions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Morris, Christopher Lee [1985]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For using the pion-nucleus interaction to measure the isospin properties of nuclei, and for his innovative work in medium energy instrumentation.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Muller, Richard A. [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For innovative developments of accelerator-based radioisotope dating, the discovery of the cosine anisotropy in cosmic microwave background radiation and the 'image sharpness theorem'.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Peercy, Paul Suart [1985]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For fundamental studies in solid state physics, particularly structural phase transitions and light scattering, ion implantation, ion beam analysis and laser annealing solids.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Penney, Thomas [1985]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For fundamental studies in rare earth materials clarifying the configurational (valence) transition, the effect of phonons and local enviromental on valence instabilities, and the role of the magnetic polaron in the metal insulator transition.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pethick, Christopher J [1985]
NORDITA
Citation: For his extensive contributions to the theory of condensed matter systems, ranging from low temperature helium and superconductors to condensed astrophysical objects and nuclear matter.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pindak, Ronald S. [1985]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: In recognition of his experimental contributions to the study of long-range order in two- and three- dimensional liquid crystalline systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Plummer, E. Ward [1985]
Louisiana State University
Citation: For contributions to the fields of field emission spectroscopy (FES), photoelectron spectroscopy (PES) (including UV, x-ray and especially angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy), and electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS).
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Rosen, Mordecai [1985]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Sander, Leonard Michael [1985]
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Citation: For his many contributions to density functional theory, particularly as applied to the electron-hole liquid, and for introducing the model for diffusion limited aggregation.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Sandorfi, Andrew M. [1985]
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Citation: For instigating and performing the definitive studies of the radiative capture of light heavy nuclei and for leading a highly innovative proposal for a 100-700 MeV monoenergetic polarized gamma-ray facility.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Schnatterly, Stephen E. [1985]
University of Virginia
Citation: For his contributions in developing and applying optical techniques to improving our fundamental understanding of various excitations in solids.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Scofield, James Howard [1985]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: In recognition of this pioneering work in the inclusion of relativistic effects in calculation of inner shell transition processes: radiative decay rates, photoionization, and ionization of atoms by electrons.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Sierk, Arnold John [1985]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his significant research on dynamical aspects of large-amplitude collective nuclear motion, including especially his formulation of dynamical, dissipative models of fission and heavy-ion reactions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Sreenivasan, Katepalli Raju [1985]
New York University
Citation: For contributing two major recent advances in fluid mechanics, the understanding of relaminarization of certain turbulent flows and the connection of the turbulent structure of wakes with low-dimensional chaos.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Stormer, Horst Ludwig [1985]
Alcatel Lucent, Bell Laboratories
Citation: For his pioneering work on transport in 2D inversion layers and the discovery of the fractional quantum Hall effect.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Street, Robert Anthony [1985]
Palo Alto Research Center
Citation: For his many advances in the understanding of the gap states of amorphous semiconductors, including the importance and simplicity of characteristic defects, elucidation of recombination mechanisms, and doping.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Sutherland, John Clark [1985]
East Carolina University
Citation: For contributions to biological physics.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Swenberg, Charles E. [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For outstanding theoretical contributions relating to the dynamics of exciton generation, and exciton-exciton interactions in organic solids, including the photosynthetic unit.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Taylor, Joseph Hooton [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For his brilliant work on the measurements of general relativistic effects in binary pulsars.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Thomas, Edwin Lorimer [1985]
Rice University
Citation: For being a leading authority on the application of electron microscopy and scattering techniques to problems in polymer structure-property relations and for contributions on mosaic block structure of semicrystalline polymers as well as on the structure of the noncrystalline solid state of glassy polymers.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Thomas, T. Darrah [1985]
Oregon State University
Citation: For his insightful contribution to the understanding of subtle phenomena in atoms, molecules, and nuclei, and his lucid explanations of those phenomena.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Thorpe, Michael Fielding [1985]
Arizona State University
Citation: For innovative work on the vibrational and electronic properties of disordered materials, particularly amorphous semiconductors, and on insulating magnetic alloys.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Torrance, Jerry B. [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For major contributions to the basic understanding of the physical properties of organic solids and for some key discoveries in new organic materials, including the Neutral-Ionic Phase Transition.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Tsui, Daniel C. [1985]
Princeton University
Citation: For significant contributions to the physics of two-dimensional electronic systems, and for the co-discovery of the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Van Duyne, Richard P. [1985]
Northwestern University
Citation: For discovery of surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy and active contributions to the basic understanding of surface physics and chemistry.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Viola, Victor Emanuel [1985]
Indiana University, Bloomington
Citation: For contributions to the study of nuclear reaction mechanisms in collisions between complex nuclei at low intermediate energies, fission, nuclear astrophysics and energy systematics of heavy nuclei.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Watson, William Douglas [1985]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For pioneering developments in the theory of astrophysical atomic and molecular physics which have greatly advanced our understanding of interstellar masers, molecule formation, and other processes at the forefront of astronomical observation.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Webb, Richard A. [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For significant technical and scientific contributions in low temperature condensed matter physics including pioneering work in Superfluid He3, Macroscopic Quantum Tunneling, Josephson junction arrays and MOSFET devices.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Wolf, Edward L. [1985]
Polytechnic University
Citation: For the study of the fundamental properties of superconductors and for opening the field of Proximity Effect Tunneling Spectroscopy (PETS).
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Woollam, John A. [1985]
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Citation: For significant contributions to experimental condensed matter physics, especially electronic properties of graphite, its intercalation compounds, and amorphous carbon, and superconductivity of intercalated layered chalcogenides and ternary Chevrel compounds.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Yaakobi, Barukh [1985]
University of Rochester
Citation: for the development of x-ray spectroscopic techniques for measuring thermal transport, pre heat and compression in laser fusion experiments and applications to x-ray laser research and x-ray lithography
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Yu, Peter Yound [1985]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For experiments on resonant Raman and resonant Brillouin scattering which greatly improves our understanding of exciton-photon interactions and of the properties of exciton-polaritons.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics