APS Fellow Archive

The APS Fellow Archive is a historical record of APS Fellows, from 1921 to the present. Please note, some records are missing or incomplete. 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 Fellow Archive or to inquire about a missing record, please contact APS Honors Staff at fellowship@aps.org.

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Philip L. Altick [1987]
University of Nevada, Reno
Citation: For his introduction of random-phase approximation into atomic physics, pioneering studies of continuum configuration interaction, and his important contributions to the three-body continuum Coulomb problem.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Orlando Alvarez [1987]
University of Miami
Citation: For his important contribution to string theory and field theory and for his leading role in furthering the use of advanced mathematical methods in theoretical physics.
Nominated by: DPF

Nabil M. Amer [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For developing the novel and versatile technique of photothermal spectroscopy, and for applying it to advance our understanding of amorphous semiconductors and the physics of surface and interfaces.
Nominated by: DCMP

Klaus Andres [1987]
Walther Meissner Institut
Citation: For pioneering experiments in nuclear magnetic cooling which led to the discovery of new compounds for achieving ultralow temperature using adiabatic demagnetization.
Nominated by: DCMP

W. David Arnett [1987]
University of Arizona
Citation: For exceptional contributions to our understanding of stellar evolution and galactic chemical evolution and, especially, to our understanding of supernovae, through the use of advanced computational methods and the application of nuclear physics and hydrodynamics to astrophysics.
Nominated by: DAP

Phaedon Avoutis [1987]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For his studies of energy transfer processes in free molecules, absorbates on surfaces, and the condensed phase, and for his study of the vibrational and electronic spectroscopy of adsorbates.
Nominated by: DCP

Lawrence Badash [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his research in the history of modern physics, especially radioactivity and nuclear physics.
Nominated by: FHPP

Harvey Edward Bair [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his innovative application of thermoanalytical techniques to characterize the structure and behavior of polymers materials, especially multicomponent blends, reactive polymer systems, and materials containing additives or contaminants.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Bruce Richard Barrett [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the theory of the microscopic structure of nuclei, principally regarding effective nuclear interactions, exact G matrix calculations, and the microscopic structure of the Interacting Boson Model.
Nominated by: DNP

George J. Basbas [1987]
American Physical Society
Citation: For important theoretical contributions to atomic collision theory, particularly energy-loss, phenomena and inner-shell excitations, and for valuable service to the scientific community as an editor of a leading journal.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Gerd Bergmann [1987]
University of Southern California
Citation: For his continuing illumination of electronic transport processes in metals, particularly in clarifying the physical interpretation of the effects of localization and in applying these ideas to important problems in metal physics.
Nominated by: DCMP

Anand Kumar Bhatia [1987]
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Citation: For outstanding analysis and calculations in low-energy electron (and positron) -atom scattering, photoionization and autoionization; and the use of such data in diagnostic studies relating to solar/astrophysical and fusion plasmas.
Nominated by: DAMOP

David John Bishop [1987]
Boston University
Citation: For his contributions to our understanding of the low temperature properties of condensed matter systems including metals, superconductors, and superfluids.
Nominated by: DCMP

Manfred Bitter [1987]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For the development of high resolution X-ray spectroscopy and the measurements of ion temperature and plasma rotation on tokamaks.
Nominated by: DPP

Michael Thomas Bowers [1987]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For outstanding contributions both theoretically and experimentally on the Mechanism and Dynamics of Ion-Molecule Reactions.
Nominated by: DCP

Richard Nelson Boyd [1987]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to theoretical and experimental astrophysics, to nuclear structure and reaction physics, and to physics of fundamental rare particles.
Nominated by: DNP

Robert S. Brodkey [1987]
Ohio State University
Citation: For his pioneering research on coherent structures in turbulent shear flows using imaginative flow visualization techniques.
Nominated by: DFD

Boyd Alex Brown [1987]
Michigan State University
Citation: For penetrating and comprehensive studies which combine careful analyses of experimental data with accurate calculations of nuclear wave function models so as to uncover fundamental features of nuclear structure.
Nominated by: DNP

Norman Brown [1987]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For his fundamental and original experimental and theoretical contributions to the understanding of the relationship between the structure of crystalline, polymetric, and biological materials and their mechanical behavior.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Robert J. Budnitz [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For leadership in applying physics to issues in environmental and energy policy and careful studies of the technology of nuclear reactor safety.
Nominated by: FPS

Paul David Burrow [1987]
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Citation: For his refinements of electron transmission spectroscopy and its innovative application to the determination of the structure, lifetimes and energies of large molecular excited states.
Nominated by: DAMOP

William Hill Butler [1987]
University of Alabama
Citation: For his contributions to electronic structure and transport in solids.
Nominated by: DCMP

David S. Cannell [1987]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For contributions in the study of nonlinear and collective phenomena related to critical points, polymers, fractal aggregates, and hydrodynamic instabilities.
Nominated by: DCMP

Mark J. Cardillo [1987]
Agere Systems
Citation: For pioneering applications of molecular beam techniques to the study of elastic, inelastic, and reactive gas-surface interactions.
Nominated by: DCP

Moses H.W. Chan [1987]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For pioneering studies if the nature of phases and phase transitions in two and three dimensions.
Nominated by: DCMP

Sunney I. Chan [1987]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For applying the resonance methods of physics to a wide variety of biological and chemical problems.
Nominated by: DBIO

Morell S. Chance [1987]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For development and application of fundamental analytical and numerical tools for the investigation of the magnetohydrodynamic stability of high beta plasma in shaped tokamak configurations, including the PBX device.
Nominated by: DPP

James Robert Chelikowsky [1987]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of electronic, optical, and structural properties of materials through creative synthesis of empirical and first-principles quantum theory.
Nominated by: DCMP

C.F. Chen [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions to basic understanding of double0diffusive convection.
Nominated by: DFD

Shih-I Chu [1987]
University of Kansas
Citation: For the development of innovative theoretical methods of remarkable power for describing the response of atoms and molecules to intense perturbing fields.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Kwong T. Chung [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For development of extremely incisive methods of calculation, with concomitant calculations, of autoionization states and electron-atom (ion)resonances. Foremost among these methods is a hole-projection technique.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Bruce Ira Cohen [1987]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For important contributions to analysis and simulation of nonlinear wave-plasma interactions, covering parametric instabilities in laser plasmas and stability of mirror plasmas, and the development of new computational techniques.
Nominated by: DPP

John Franklin Cooke [1987]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For his insightful formulation of multiple-band effects in itinerant magnetism of real metals, which led to the successful prediction of optical spin waves in Ni and Fe.
Nominated by: DCMP

Gerald Cooperstein [1987]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For developing the conceptual and theoretical basis by which radio frequency waves drive currents in toroidal confinement devices, thereby creating the possibility of steady-state tokamak fusion reactors.
Nominated by: DPP

John S. Dahler [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his many contributions to the kinetic theory of polyatomic and reactive fluids and the quantum theory of atomic excitation.
Nominated by: DCP

G. Thomas Davis [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the field of structure and properties of semicrystalline polymers, peizo and pyroelectricity in polymers, and ionic conduction in novel polymeric systems.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Brian Roy Dennis [1987]
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Citation: For outstanding contributions to improving our understanding of physical processes in solar flares, both in developing hard X-ray instrumentation for space experiments and in interpretation of solar flare observations.
Nominated by: DAP

Nilendra Ganesh Deshpande [1987]
University of Oregon
Citation: For numerous contributions to electro-weak phenomenology, especially CP violation, one loop flavor changing processes and properties and mass limits of new gauge bosons from grandunification.
Nominated by: DPF

Duane Alfred Dicus [1987]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For contributions to the theory of strong, weak, and electromagnetic interactions and applications to stellar, galactic, and cosmological astrophysics, including both calculation of complexity and discussions with insight.
Nominated by: DAP

Gerald J. Dolan [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For development of new techniques for fabricating microstructures and for contributions to our understanding of the physics of these microstructures.
Nominated by: DCMP

Louise Ann Dolan [1987]

Citation: For fundamental contributions to field theory at finite temperature, quantization of the non-linear Schrodinger equation, the 1/N expansion and for pioneering the use of Kac-Moody algebras in particle physics.
Nominated by: DPF

Estia Joseph Eichten [1987]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of quarkonium spectroscopy, and for comprehensive studies of the physics of 1 TeV scale.
Nominated by: DPF

David John Ernst [1987]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: For development and understanding of intermediate energy reactions, including multiple scattering theory, its convergence and general structure, and its extension to incorporate the particular feature of the pion.
Nominated by: DNP

Charles Sherwood Fadley [1987]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For experimental and theoretical contributions to the development of photoelectron spectroscopy for core-level chemical shifts, multiplet splittings, surface-sensitivity enhancement, photoelectron diffraction, and angle-resolved valence band studies.
Nominated by: DCMP

Charles M. Falco [1987]
University of Arizona
Citation: For his unique and leading contributions in the area of metallic superlattices.
Nominated by: DCMP

James Martin Farrar [1987]
University of Rochester
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of low energy ion-neutral collision dynamics, particularly related to gas proton transfer and laboratory studies of reactions important in interstellar chemistry.
Nominated by: DCP

Richard D. Field [1987]
University of Florida
Citation: For contributions to the application of the Quantum Chromodynamic theory of quarks and gluons to hadron hadron collisions and the concept of parton fragmentation.
Nominated by: DPF

Nathaniel Joseph Fisch [1987]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For developing the conceptual and theoretical basis by which radio frequency wave drive currents in toroidal confinement devices, thereby creating the possibility of steady-state tokamak fusion reactors.
Nominated by: DPP

Fernando Flores [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions to the theory of electronic surface states, metal-semiconductor interfaces, and the interaction of energetic probes with surfaces and bulk matter.
Nominated by: DCMP

William T. Ford [1987]
University of Colorado, Boulder
Citation: For his contributions to research in elementary particles and his measurement of the lifetime of particles containing b quarks.
Nominated by: DPF

James Lewis Friar [1987]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding theoretical work leading to improved understanding of electron and photon interactions with nuclei, of relativistic and mesonic effects in nuclear physics and of the trinuclear system.
Nominated by: DNP

Harold Leo Friedman [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneering work in the theory of the statistical mechanics of ionic solutions and in the application of the theory of experimental observables.
Nominated by: DCP

William Michael Gelbart [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his many contributions to the light scattering and phase transition properties of simple fluids, liquid crystals, and surfactant solutions.
Nominated by: DCP

Donald Stewart Gemmell [1987]
Not available
Citation: For pioneering research into ion-solid interactions, the motions of charged particles in crystals, wake effects induced in solids by swift ions, and determination of molecular structures through Coulomb explosions.
Nominated by: DCMP

William Ronald Gentry [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his many contributions to our understanding of ion-molecule collisions, state-resolved molecular energy transfer, and photodissociation.
Nominated by: DCP

Goerge Hudson Gilmer [1987]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of atomistic phenomena in materials through computer simulations: crystal growth, the surface roughening transition, surface diffusion, and grain boundary diffusion.
Nominated by: DCP

Bernard Gittleman [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the design of storage rings and detectors as well as for contributions to the understanding of the physics of the production and decay of B mesons.
Nominated by: DPF

Henry Russell Glyde [1987]
University of Delaware
Citation: For fundamental and continuing contributions to the understanding of dynamics of quantum solids and fluids and of the nature of anharmonic phonons in solids.
Nominated by: DCMP

Robert James Goldston [1987]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding theoretical and experimental contributions to the understanding of transport and heating of tokamak plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

Jeffrey Goldstone [1987]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his contributions to particle and nuclear many body theory in establishing rigorous diagrammatic methods for the many body problem and for discovering the fundamental role in the zero mass excitations in spontaneously broken symmetry.
Nominated by: DPF

Paul Dutton Grannis [1987]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of high energy hadron collisions and the development of experimental facilities for their study.
Nominated by: DPF

Tom J. Gray [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneering work in the use of heavy-ion beams to probe ion-atom collision processes, including inner-shell ionization, slow recoil ion production, and low and intermediate velocity electron capture.
Nominated by: DAMOP

George Gruner [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his experimental studies of the Kondo problem and the dynamics of charge-density-wave and spin-density-wave ground states.
Nominated by: DCMP

Donald A. Gurnett [1987]
University of Iowa
Citation: For discovery and study of virtually all of the waves of plasma physics in the solar wind and in the vicinity of Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus.
Nominated by: DPP

Martin O. Harwit [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: In recognition of twenty-five years of outstanding contributions to theoretical and observational infrared astrophysics and for providing the leadership needed to create a coordinated space astrophysics program for the remainder of the century through the Great Observatory Program.
Nominated by: DAP

Allan Austin Hauer [1987]
Department of Energy
Citation: For his contributions to the development of x-ray spectroscopic techniques and analysis, and their application to the understanding of dense inertial fusion plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

Wick C. Haxton [1987]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his major contributions to the applications of nuclear physics to tests of fundamental theories and interactions as well as to space-time-symmetries.
Nominated by: DNP

Volker Heine [1987]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For his leading contributions to the theory of the electronic structure of solids.
Nominated by: DCMP

Eric Johnson Heller [1987]
Harvard University
Citation: For his seminal work connecting molecular dynamics to spectroscopic measurements.
Nominated by: DCP

Joseph Pierre Heremans [1987]
Ohio State University
Citation: For pioneering work in the thermal conductivity of low-dimensional materials and electronic magnetostriction; and for the study of electronic and thermal properties of marrow-gap semiconductors, semimetals, and graphite intercalation compounds.
Nominated by: DCMP

Jack M. Hollander [1987]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For founding and directing research programs on energy and the environment and for taking a leading role in the study of global energy resources and requirements.
Nominated by: FPS

Heinrich Erwin Hunziker [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For initiating and developing the modulation spectroscopy of photochemical reactions, which made it possible to obtain electronic absorption spectra and kinetic information for a number of important chemical transient species.
Nominated by: DCP

Daniel Lewis Jassby [1987]
Princeton University
Citation: For playing a leading role in conceptualizing and developing the ideas which form the basis for present experiments (TFTR) and future reactors (hybrids).
Nominated by: DPP

Sudhanshu S. Jha [1987]
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Citation: For his theoretical studies of the optical properties of semiconductors and metals; in particular, the elucidation of the mechanisms responsible for second-harmonic generation and electronic Raman scattering.
Nominated by: DCMP

Walter Eric Kauppuila [1987]
Wayne State University
Citation: For the novel production of a monoenergetic positron beam and pioneering experiments on direct comparisons of the scattering of positrons and electrons by atoms and molecules.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Lawrence Lee Kazmerski [1987]
NREL
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the relationships among the electrical and chemical properties and the performance of photovoltaic devices.
Nominated by: DCMP

Lionel Cooper Kimerling [1987]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the measurement and understanding of the electrical properties of defects in semiconductors and the role of charge state and electronic stimulation in their structure and reactivity.
Nominated by: DCMP

Janos Kirz [1987]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For research and teaching in the field of high energy physics and X-ray microscopy.
Nominated by: DPF

Michael L. Knotek [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of photon stimulated desorption through a series of experimental and theoretical analyses.
Nominated by: DCMP

Allen Stephen Krieger [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For outstanding contributions to solar astrophysics using x-ray imaging of the corona to gain an understanding of coronal structure and evolution and for establishing a firm connection between coronal holes and the high-speed solar wind.
Nominated by: DAP

Alvin L. Kwiram [1987]
University of Washington
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the field of magnetic resonance phenomena and their applications to the study of molecular structure and solid state.
Nominated by: DCP

Kenneth Lee [1987]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his pioneering work in space plasma physics and the theory and simulation of the interaction of intense laser light with plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

Ira W. Levin [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his creative and elegant use of Raman spectroscopy to elucidate physical principles governing the organization and assembly of biological membranes.
Nominated by: DCP

Robert Grayson Littlejohn [1987]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For the introduction and development of noncanonical Hamiltonian and Lagrangian methods for the study of charged particle motion and nonlinear plasma dynamics.
Nominated by: DPP

Neville Clinton Luhmann [1987]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For pioneering work in the development of innovative far-infared technology and diagnostics for fusion plasmas and for basic measurements in both laboratory and fusion plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

Keith Bradford MacAdam [1987]
University of Kentucky
Citation: For significant experiments on the study of atomic and ionic collisions with highly-excited atoms in which both the initial and final quantum states are identified.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Benoit B. Mandelbrot [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For the development of fractal geometry, for recognition of its importance to many scientific disciplines, and for participation in its first applications in physics.
Nominated by: DCMP

Earl S. Marmar [1987]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the study of impurities in toroidal plasmas, including characterization of impurity transport and use of impurities for diagnostics.
Nominated by: DPP

Gene F. Mazenko [1987]
University of Chicago
Citation: For establishing renormalization group methods in dynamical critical phenomena and growth kinetics problems, and for identifying the breakdown of hydrodynamical behavior in certain magnetic and liquid crystal systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

James H. McGuire [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: In recognition of contributions to the theory of single and multiple ionization and electron capture in high energy atomic collisions.
Nominated by: DAMOP

William Charles Mead [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneering research and leadership in Inertial Confinement Fusion, including design of intermediate density targets, design and analysis of laser-plasma coupling experiments, and simulations of fluid instabilities and ablation.
Nominated by: DPP

Allen P. Mills [1987]
University of California, Riverside
Citation: For significant advances in the use of slow positrons in solid state and atomic physics experiments.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Peter J. Mohr [1987]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the study of quantum-electrodynamic effects in atoms. His calculations of the self-energy form the basis for ongoing tests of strong-field QED throughout the world.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Melvin Month [1987]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For important contributions to the theory of Particle Beam Stability in Accelerators and Storage Rings; for leadership in education by creating the U.S. Particle Accelerator School.
Nominated by: DPF

Michael A. Morrison [1987]
University of Oklahoma
Citation: For the development of theoretical techniques for the study of electron interaction with molecules, particularly at excitation thresholds, and the generation of benchmarks by which various approximate methods may be tested.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Ulrich Mosel [1987]
University of Giessen
Citation: For his major contributions to the applications of nuclear physics to tests of fundamental theories and interactions as well as to space-time symmetries.
Nominated by: DNP

David Mukamel [1987]
Weizmann Institute of Science
Citation: For contributions to the theory of phase transitions and critical points, and to the understanding of the role played by symmetry in these phenomena.
Nominated by: DCMP

Shaul Mukamel [1987]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For developing theories for molecular dynamics, energy transfer, and relaxation, and transport properties of disordered materials as probed by spectral line shapes in linear and nonlinear optical processes.
Nominated by: DCP

Cherry Ann Murray [1987]
Harvard University
Citation: For her studies of the surface-enhanced Raman effect and of two-dimensional melting.
Nominated by: DCMP

Murugappan Muthukumar [1987]
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Citation: For contributions to the basic understanding of Polymer Dynamics in Solutions.
Nominated by: DPOLY

E. Thomas Nash [1987]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For leadership in all aspects of the Tagged Photon Facility at Fermilab, and his leadership in the effort to successfully develop the Advanced Computer Processor.
Nominated by: DPF

Bernard M. K. Nefkens [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For novel experimental studies of fundamental symmetry laws of nature using few-body nuclei as a laboratory.
Nominated by: DNP

William Joel Nellis [1987]
Harvard University
Citation: For the systematic experimental investigation of the equation-of-state, electrical transport, and spectroscopic properties of dense fluids at high dynamic pressures and temperatures.
Nominated by: DCMP

David R. Nelson [1987]
Cornell University
Citation: For contributions to statistical mechanics and the theory of partially ordered systems, including critical phenomena in two and three dimensions, the dynamics of fluid mixtures, icosahedral order in rapidly quenched metallic alloys.
Nominated by: DCMP

Anthony V. Nero [1987]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his leadership in the study of radon and indoor air quality and assessment of risks associated with nuclear, geothermal, and fossil fuel generation of electric power.
Nominated by: FPS

Dennis M. Newns [1987]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of chemisorption, ion-surface scattering and rare-earth intermediate valence systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

Mikko Antero Paalanen [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his pioneering low-temperature studies of conduction electrons in two- and three-dimensional disordered systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

Jamshed Ruttonshaw Patel [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the methodology of X-ray characterization of crystalline solids and to the fundamental understanding of dislocations in semiconductors and oxygen precipitation and stacking faults in silicon.
Nominated by: DCMP

Roberto Daniele Peccei [1987]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For contributions to gauge theories of elementary particles, including influential studies of CP violation, axions, and majorons.
Nominated by: DPF

Claudio Pellegrini [1987]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For contributions to the theory and practice of e+e- colliding beams leading to applications in free electron lasers, synchrotron radiation and very high energy particle acceleration.
Nominated by: DPF

Warner L. Peticolas [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his seminal contribution to resonance and classical Raman spectroscopy and its use in the study of large molecules of biological interest.
Nominated by: DBIO

James Eric Pilcher [1987]
University of Chicago
Citation: For contributions to lepton pair production in quark-antiquark annihilations and measurements of quark structure function of pions.
Nominated by: DPF

Aron Pinczuk [1987]
Columbia University
Citation: For his pioneering work on the application of light-scattering to study the properties of two-dimensional electron systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

T.V. Ramakrishnan [1987]
Indian Institute of Science
Citation: For his contributions tot he many-body theory of disordered systems, especially the scaling theory of localization and the theory of mixed-valent impurities.
Nominated by: DCMP

Neville William Reay [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For outstanding leadership in experimental high energy physics. His use of hybrid emulsion technique which utilizes the superb spatial resolution of emulsion and the high speed data organization capability of an electronic particle spectrometer to measure charmed particle lifetimes has resulted in important advances in this field.
Nominated by: DPF

Larry George Redekopp [1987]
University of Southern California
Citation: For his contributions to the theory of solitary waves in a wide variety of physical circumstances and to our understanding of the chaotic behavior of nonlinear fluid dynamical systems.
Nominated by: DFD

John Robert Rees [1987]
Stanford University
Citation: For the design, construction and operation of e+e- storage rings, which led to epoch making discoveries in particle physics.
Nominated by: DPF

Brian Matthew Salzberg [1987]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For frontier contributions to the optical monitoring of neutral activity and the application of potentiometric dyes.
Nominated by: DBIO

George Choppel Schatz [1987]
Northwestern University
Citation: For his pioneering, productive, and seminal studies on quantum theory of chemical reaction rates, including the first complete studies of the prototype hydrogen atom and hydrogen ion exchange reactions.
Nominated by: DCP

Richard A. Scribner [1987]

Citation: For leadership in applying physics to arms control problems and for developing the Scientific Congressional Fellowship Program. Your coordination of the efforts of the scientific societies which participate in his program enable these societies to provide important scientific input to the public policy debate.
Nominated by: FPS

Ping Sheng [1987]
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of the electrical conduction mechanism, classical wave propagation/localization characteristics, and relation between micro-structure and physical properties in disordered systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

Isaac F. SIlvera [1987]
Harvard University
Citation: For his contributions to low-temperature experimentation, particularly on spin-polarized atomic hydrogen and the molecular hydrogen solids.
Nominated by: DCMP

Shobha Singh [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the physics of optical materials and devices.
Nominated by: DCP

William John Skocpol [1987]
Boston University
Citation: For experiments probing the nonequilbrium superconductivity of phase-slip centers, and for experiments probing quantum transport in inversion layers, including single-electron trapping and universal conductance fluctuations.
Nominated by: DCMP

Richard C. Slansky [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For fundamental research in Quantum Chromodynamics and its application to the theory of fractionally charged particles.
Nominated by: DPF

Ronald Dennis Stambaugh [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For leadership of the Doublett III program on high beta plasmas which lead to the experimental verification of the shape dependence of tokamak beta limits.
Nominated by: DPP

Talbert Sheldon Stein [1987]
Wayne State University
Citation: For the novel production of a monoenergetic positron beam and pioneering experiments on direct comparisons of the scattering of positrons and electrons by atoms and molecules.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Rogers Hall Stolen [1987]
Virginia Technical Institute
Citation: For the development of fiber nonlinear optics, the invention of polarization preserving fibers, and the first experimental observation of optical solitons in fibers.
Nominated by: DCMP

Henry Raymond Strauss [1987]
New York University
Citation: For his intuition in the structure of nonlinear mangetohydrodynamics and the development of the 'reduced' of Strauss equations which have had a major impact on fusion and space plasma physics.
Nominated by: DPP

Neil Samuel Sullivan [1987]
University of Florida
Citation: For fundamental studies of quantum solids using NMR techniques: contributions to orientational transitions in adsorbed N2 and solid hydrogen, discovery of a quadrupolar glass state in hydrogen, and elucidation of vacancies in solid 3He.
Nominated by: DCMP

Eric Carl Svensson [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his neutron scattering studies of liquid 4He. especially the determination of the Bose-condensate fraction.
Nominated by: DCMP

Timothy James McNeil Symons [1987]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding innovation of new techniques in nuclear physics at low energies, relativistic energies, and collider energies.
Nominated by: DNP

Anthony William Thomas [1987]
University of Adelaide
Citation: For elucidating fundamental aspects of pion-nucleus interactions. developing the Cloudy Bag Model, and discovering the importance of nuclear binding effects in understanding the EMC effect.
Nominated by: DNP

Walter Rollier Thorson [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For making important contributions to the interface between atomic and molecular physics and quantum chemistry.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Thomas Tiedje [1987]
University of British Columbia
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of electrical transport in amorphous semiconductors and for his pioneering work on amorphous semiconductor superlattices.
Nominated by: DCMP

Matthew Tirrell [1987]

Citation: For outstanding contributions to the fundamental knowledge of the diffusion and interfacial properties of polymers.
Nominated by: DPOLY

James T. Tough [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For outstanding contributioni in the Hydrodynamics of Superfluid Helium, particularly Superfluid Turbulence.
Nominated by: DFD

James W. Truran [1987]
University of Chicago
Citation: For exceptional contributions to our understanding of novae, supernovae, nucleosynthesis, and galactic chemical evolution through the application of nuclear physics to astrophysics.
Nominated by: DAP

James Chen Hsiang [1987]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For his creative use of Raman spectroscopy in characterizing magnetic semiconductors, charge-density waves, surfaces and interfaces, and time-dependent phenomena, and for his contributions to the techniques.
Nominated by: DCMP

Wu-Ki Tung [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For original research contribution to the theory and phenomenology of elementary particle physics, for dedication to physics education, and for leadership in developing the physics department at IIT.
Nominated by: DPF

T. Venkatesan [1987]
National University of Singapore
Citation: For pioneering work in optical bistability, and dynamical ion and laser beam studies of graphite and of the diffusion and reaction kinetics or organic and compound semiconductor surfaces.
Nominated by: DCMP

Rand Lewis Watson [1987]
Texas A&M University
Citation: For elucidating the effects of rapid electron transfer in multiply-ionized atoms and in delineating the systematics of inner-shell ionization by heavy charged particles.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Donald Henry Weingarten [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his original theoretical contributions to particle physics, especially the introduction of Monte Carlo methods for field theories with fermions, rigorous inequalities among fermion bound state masses, and lattice formulation of string theory.
Nominated by: DPF

Andrew W. Weiss [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his innovative and influential contributions to the field of atomic structure calculations.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Alan Edward Whitmarsh-Knight [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For elucidation of the mechanisms and rates of vibrational energy transfer processes in polyatomic molecules.
Nominated by: DCP

Eyvind Hugo Wichmann [1987]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his theoretical contributions to quantum field theory, quantum electrodynamics and scattering theory.
Nominated by: DPF

Helmut Wiedemann [1987]
Stanford University
Citation: For major contributions to the development of electron/positron storage rings for high energy physics and synchrotron radiation experimentation.
Nominated by: DPF

Edward Aston Williams [1987]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the theory of fluctuations, parametric instabilities, and intense electron heat transport in plasmas and to the interpretation of laser plasma experiments.
Nominated by: DPP

Barbara Ann Wilson [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For her spectroscopic studies of semiconductors, including luminescence in amorphous semiconductors, resonance modes in Si inversion layers, and band offsets in heterostructures.
Nominated by: DCMP

Michael Stewart Witherell [1987]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For contributions to the innovative measurements of charmed particle lifetimes as well as double beta decay studies.
Nominated by: DPF

Richard Patrick Wool [1987]
University of Delaware
Citation: For his work on Crack Healing, Strength Development at Polymer-Polymer Interfaces, and Molecular Deformation of Stressed Polymers using Infrared Techniques.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Stanford E. Woosley [1987]
University of California, Santa Cruz
Citation: For exceptional contributions to our understanding of the evolution of massive stars, supernovae, and X- and gamma-ray bursts, through the calculation of fundamental reaction rates and the application of nuclear physics to astrophysics.
Nominated by: DAP