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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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