APS Fellow Archive

The APS Fellow Archive contains records of many APS Fellows from 1921 to the present. Please note some Fellows may not be displayed or may display with limited information.

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James Bernhard Anderson [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions in chemical kinetics and molecular dynamics; in particular, for his seminal works on supersonic nozzle molecular beams, on modern transition-state theory, and on quantum chemistry by random walk.
Nominated by: DCP

Jeffrey Alan Appel [1988]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For co-discovering the upsilon, the first evidence of "bottom" quarks and for leadership in the development of detectors and in defining electronic and data acquisition directions for high energy physics experimentation.
Nominated by: DPF

Hassan Aref [1988]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Hassan Aref [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For the elucidation of chaotic motion in few-vortex problems and particle advection, and for the development of numerical methods based on many-vortex interactions.
Nominated by: GFB

Daniel Ashery [1988]
Tel Aviv University
Citation: For contribution to the understanding of pion-nucleus interaction, and in particular of the true absorption process.
Nominated by: DNP

Robert Hamilton Austin [1988]
Princeton University
Citation: For experimental investigation of the dynamics of proteins and nucleic acids.
Nominated by: DBIO

Helmut Willy Baer [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For efforts in development of a spectrometer for neutral pions and its exploitation in physics research, specifically charge-exchange reactions.
Nominated by: DNP

Aiyalam P. Balachandran [1988]
Syracuse University
Citation: For originating work of seminal importance on nonperturbative, geometrical, and topological aspects of field theory and his work on solitons, monopoles, and non-Abelian anomalies.
Nominated by: DPF

Itzhak Bars [1988]
University of Southern California
Citation: For formulation, development, and application of symmetry and supersymmetry principles in unified gauge theories, composite models of quarks and leptons, nuclear supersymmetry, feeble forces, superstring and supermembrane theories.
Nominated by: DPF

Eugene William Beier [1988]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For important contributions to experiments in particle physics and in particular the observation of neutrinos from SN1987A in the Kamiiokande detector.
Nominated by: DPF

Carl M. Bender [1988]
Washington University in St. Louis
Citation: For contributions to the development and understanding of analytical and numerical probes of quantum field theory, the large-order behavior of perturbation theory, and for making advances in semiclassical, strong coupling, and lattice approximations.
Nominated by: DPF

A. Nihat Berker [1988]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For the development of the position space renormalization group technique and its application to studies of phase transitions in physisorbed systems and liquid crystals.
Nominated by: DCMP

Frederick Kent Browand [1988]

Citation: For his contribution toward understanding the dynamics and evolution of large scale eddy structures and vortex pairing in mixing layers and turbulent mixing processes in stratified fluids.
Nominated by: DFD

Hugh R. Brown [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For the development of novel and powerful experimental methods for investigating crazing in polymers.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Truman Roscoe Brown [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneering application of 13C and 3p NMR to in vivo enzyme kinetics and chemical shift imaging in three dimensions.
Nominated by: DBIO

Geoffrey Ronald Burbidge [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his fundamental work on nucleosynthesis, the nature of radio sources, and the role of the quasistellar objects in the structure of the Universe.
Nominated by: DAP

Robert Nathan Cahn [1988]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to particle phenomenolgy that have delineated tests of the standard model of electroweak interactions and that have identified means of finding the Higgs boson.
Nominated by: DPF

John Montgomery Cameron [1988]
Procure Treatment Centers Inc
Citation: For his leadership role in experimental studies of new-nucleon systems with hadronic and electromagnetic probes at intermediate energies.
Nominated by: DNP

David C. Cartwright [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For outstanding theoretical and experimental contributions to the determination and utilization of electron-atom (molecule) collision data for a wide variety of laboratory and naturally occurring phenomena.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Robert Joseph Cava [1988]
Princeton University
Citation: For contributions to the materials physics of ceramic superconductors.
Nominated by: DCMP

Vincent S. Chan [1988]
General Atomics
Citation: For significant insights into the physics of wave heating in tokamaks and original ideas to improve tokamak performance with rf waves.
Nominated by: DPP

Ronald Richard Chance [1988]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For important contributions to the scientific understanding of the electronic properties of organic solids, including photoconduction, energy transfer, solid-state reactions, nonlinear optics, electronic structure theory, and conducting polymers.
Nominated by: DCP

Michael Stephen Chanowitz [1988]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to theoretical elementary particle physics.
Nominated by: DPF

Peter J. Chantry [1988]
Not available
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the field of electron-molecule scattering and for pioneering work with negative ions formed by dissociative attachment.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Daniel Simon Chemla [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of nonlinear optical processes and to the development of nonlinear spectroscopy in condensed matter.
Nominated by: DCMP

Alan Fred Clark [1988]
University of Colorado, Denver
Citation: For excellence in low temperature materials research, particularly in superconductors, for development of accurate characterization methods and pursuit of their adoption, and for continued service to the science information community.
Nominated by: GIMS

William Ernest Cooke [1988]
William & Mary College
Citation: For seminal contributions to the experimental and theoretical study of autoionization.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Lennox L. Cowie [1988]
Lennox Lauchlan
Citation: For incisive theoretical studies of the interstellar medium and intergalactic medium.
Nominated by: DAP

H Richard Crane [1988]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David Cutts [1988]
Brown University
Citation: For significant contributions to experimental particle physics, particularly through neutrino-electron elastic scattering measurements, and through the application of innovative data acquisition schemes.
Nominated by: DPF

Sumner P Davis [1988]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Sumner P. Davis [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For extensive contributions to optical spectroscopy including early precision measurements on artificially produced radioactive isotopes and measurements of useful transition rates in diatomic molecular species of astrophysical interest.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Joseph de Heer [1988]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John B. Delos [1988]
William & Mary College
Citation: For his many contributions to the field to atomic and molecular collisions and for providing insight into the relationships between the classical and quantal behavior of atomic systems.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Edward der Mateosian [1988]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

William Wallace Destler [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions in relativistic electron beam physics notably those leading to efficient, high-power, coherent microwave generation from rotating E layers, and collective acceleration of heavy ions.
Nominated by: DPP

John W. DeWire [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the design and contruction of electron synchrotrons and storage rings and their use in the study of ep and e+e- interactions at high energies.
Nominated by: DPF

Donelli Joseph DiMaria [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to our microscopic understanding of the physics of insulators.
Nominated by: DCMP

Richard Keith Ellis [1988]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the theory of hard scattering processes in the QCD improved parton model.
Nominated by: DPF

Robert Pollock Ely [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions in particle physics to the understanding of the baryon multiplets and investigations of the properties of quark partons.
Nominated by: DPF

Eugene Engels [1988]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For significant contributions to a wide range of experiments including studies of vector mesons, kaons, and hyperons, and to the application of silicon microstrip technology to high intensity beam-fixed target experiments.
Nominated by: DPF

William Martin Fairbank [1988]

Citation: For pioneering work in single atom detection and its application to particle, nuclear, and atomic physics; and for contributions to precision dye laser spectroscopy.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Barry L. Farmer [1988]
Air Force Institute of Technology
Citation: For his leadership role in computer modeling of polymer conformations, structures, defects, crystallization, diffusion, and relaxations.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Michael Dennis Feit [1988]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For the development and implementation of novel and powerful computational techniques with applications to optical propagation physics and the quantum theory of atoms and molecules and for contributing to the fundamental understanding of complex optical waveguiding devices.
Nominated by: DLS

John McMaster Finn [1988]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to nonlinear dynamics perturbation techniques, and to understanding of basic processes in low frequency behavior of plasmas, including the role of nonlinear dynamics in orbits and field lines.
Nominated by: DPP

Robert McLemore Fleming [1988]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of the structural and transport properties of charge density waves in transition metal compounds.
Nominated by: DCMP

Albert Lewis Ford [1988]
Texas A&M University
Citation: For contributions in theoretical atomic and molecular physics, specifically studies of the properties of small molecules and of excitation, ionization, and charge transfer in ion-atom collisions.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Paul Forman [1988]
Smithsonian Inst
Citation: For his research on the history and cultural background of modern physics, and for his development of museum exhibits presenting physics to the public.
Nominated by: FHPP

Curtis W. Frank [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For innovative application of fluorescence methods to the study of polymeric systems in order to characterize their molecular environment both in solution and in the solid state.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Allan David Franklin [1988]
University of Colorado, Boulder
Citation: For his research in the history of theories and experiments in medieval and modern physics.
Nominated by: FHPP

Martin P. Fricke [1988]
Not available
Citation: For research on the uses of particle beams as weapons, assessment of Soviet weapons technology, and application of physics to weapons development.
Nominated by: FPS

William K. George [1988]
Imperial College London
Citation: For contributions to the measurement and analysis of turbulent flows, especially laser Doppler anemometry.
Nominated by: DFD

James Bernard Gerardo [1988]
Not available
Citation: For scientific contributions in gaseous electronics, electron dynamics in plasmas, laser physics, plasma physics, and laser analytical measurement methods.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Robert Benny Gerber [1988]
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Citation: For seminal contributions to understanding isolated molecule dynamics, molecule-surface interactions, and molecular relaxation phenomena, and for pioneering work on potential surface inversion from scattering and spectroscopic observations.
Nominated by: DCP

Franco Antonio Gianturco [1988]
University of Roma
Citation: For extensive innovative research carried out in several diverse areas in the theory of molecular processes involving electrons, photons, atoms, and ions interacting with molecules, focusing on collision dynamics and intermolecular forces.
Nominated by: DAMOP

George Gidal [1988]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For significant experimental contributions to the physics of weak interactions, meson nucleon inelastic scattering, and photon-photon interactions.
Nominated by: DPF

Clayton Frederick Giese [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the understanding of fundamental atomic and molecular interactions, and his development of new experimental techniques for the study of molecular collisions.
Nominated by: DCP

Murdock Gordon Douglas Gilchriese [1988]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the study of weak decays of the b quark, studies of the upsilon resonances and detector development for present and future colliding beam experiments.
Nominated by: DPF

Richard Alan Gottscho [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For new insights into the mechanisms of radiofrequency plasmas, and for new spectroscopic techniques for their characterization.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Harvey Allen Gould [1988]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to understanding strong-field QED effects in highly ionized atoms and for setting the experimental upper limit on the electron electric dipole moment.
Nominated by: DAMOP

David W. Hafemeister [1988]
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Citation: For continuing contributions tot he analysis of science and society issues relating to energy and the nuclear arms race.
Nominated by: FPS

Peter Hanggi [1988]
University of Augsburg
Citation: For distinguished contributions to nonlinear statistical physics and reaction rate theory and for elucidating the influence of non-Markovian memory effects and dissipative tunneling in equilibrium and non equilibrium systems.
Nominated by: DCP

John Harte [1988]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For contributions to the interface between physics and ecology, including development of understanding of climate codification due to nuclear winter and to the impact of acid rain on aquatic ecosystems.
Nominated by: FPS

Michael George Hauser [1988]
Space Telescope Science Institute
Citation: For being a leading instrument builder by playing major roles in the construction of the IRAS and COBE cryogenically cooled infrared astronomical satellites and providing deep insights into the nature of infrared diffuse emission from the sky.
Nominated by: DAP

Andrew Hazi [1988]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For developing L2 methods for resonance widths and for advancing the development of the stabilization method.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Richard J. Higgins [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to electronic and microcomputer instrumentation for improved measurements of metals, alloys, and semiconductor heterostructures.
Nominated by: GIMS

John P. Holdren [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For application of rigorous training in theoretical plasma physics to problems of energy and the environment and leadership in gaining academic recognition for such studies.
Nominated by: FPS

Nahmin Horwitz [1988]
Cornell University
Citation: For contributions to the study of elementary particles.
Nominated by: DPF

Gerard Van Hoven [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to plasma astrophysics, especially for contributions to the plasma mechanisms of solar flares.
Nominated by: DAP

Ian H. Hutchinson [1988]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For innovative experimental and theoretical contributions to the understanding of toroidal plasmas especially through measurements of their MHD instabilities and electron cyclotron emission.
Nominated by: DPP

Kenneth A Jackson [1988]

Citation: Not available
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Kenneth A. Jackson [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to crystal growth theory and for experimental investigations of growth and instability phenomena.
Nominated by: DCMP

Robert A Jameson [1988]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David C. Johnston [1988]
Iowa State University
Citation: For the imaginative development of new materials and for their characterization.
Nominated by: DCMP

Hiroshi Kamimura [1988]
Tokyo University of Science
Citation: For contributions to the theoretical understanding of electron states in solid state systems and for promoting closer ties between the Physical Society of Japan and the American Physical Society.
Nominated by: DCMP

David Kaplan [1988]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Eoton Neil Kaufmann [1988]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For development and application of a broad range of techniques such as nuclear and electron resonance spectroscopies and ion beam analysis to fundamental studies in materials science.
Nominated by: DMP

Michael Anthony Kinch [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to transport and infrared physics of narrow band-gap semiconductors and their application to infrared devices.
Nominated by: DCMP

Thomas Bernard Walter Kirk [1988]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For continued leadership over many years in the fermilab muon scattering program, and his successful management of the Tevatron II Construction Project.
Nominated by: DPF

Robert Paul Kirshner [1988]
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to the study of galactic dynamics and luminosity, and to spectroscopic studies of galactic supernovae remnants and extragalactic supernovae, and in particular for the first observations and interpretation of the ultraviolet spectra of Supernova 1987a.
Nominated by: DAP

John Robert Kirtley [1988]
Stanford University
Citation: For theoretical and experimental contributions elucidating electron tunneling and the interaction of electrons with photons and phonons.
Nominated by: DCMP

Ruby Ebisuzaki Krishnamurti [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For fundamental experimental and theoretical researches in diverse aspects of thermal convection, which have elucidated the nature of cellular patterns, and the transition to turbulent convection.
Nominated by: DFD

Kenneth Charles Kulander [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For leading the development of time dependent methods for atomic and molecular processes and for the generation of novel treatments of molecular photodissociation now commonly in use.
Nominated by: DCP

Mukul Kundu [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of the solar plasma through pioneering radio astronomy large sidereal interferometric techniques.
Nominated by: DPP

Bennett Charles Larson [1988]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For x-ray scattering studies of defects in crystals and of the melting-crystallization transition.
Nominated by: DCMP

Daniel John Larson [1988]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For the discovery and interpretation of the effects of magnetic fields on photodetachment and nuclear moments.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Donald R. Lehman [1988]
George Washington University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the theory of few-body nuclei, especially pertaining to the electromagnetic probe.
Nominated by: DNP

Ira W. Levin [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his work on the vibrational properties of small molecular systems and his pioneering and innovative biophysical studies on applications of vibrational spectroscopy toward understanding dynamic and conformational properties of biological membrane assemblies.
Nominated by: DBIO

Alan P. Lightman [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For exceptional contributions to our understanding of accretion disks, the structure and evolution of globular clusters, and active galactic nuclei through the application of special and general relativity, radiative transfer, and particle dynamics to astrophysics.
Nominated by: DAP

Teck-kah Lim [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For innovative applications of theoretical few-body techniques to the study of the structure and dynamics of small systems in nuclear, molecular, and chemical physics.
Nominated by: GFB

Anthony Tung-hsu Lin [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For important contributions which enhance the understanding of physical processes in the areas of electron-cyclotron resonant heating and coherent radiation generation from relativistic electron beam.
Nominated by: DPP

Eugene C. Loh [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his leadership in the development of the air scintillation technique for the detection of high energy cosmic ray in the atmosphere and its implementation in the Fly's Eye detector.
Nominated by: DPF

Derek Irving Lowenstein [1988]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the operation of the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron.
Nominated by: DPF

Kelvin G. Lynn [1988]
Washington State University
Citation: For developing variable energy positron beams for studying solid surfaces and interfaces.
Nominated by: DCMP

Kenneth B. Lyons [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For elucidating low frequency phenomena in solids near structural phase transitions and for experimentally demonstrating their coupling to the dynamics of the critical order parameter fluctuations.
Nominated by: DCMP

Giorgio Margaritondo [1988]
EPFL - Lausanne
Citation: For research using synchrotron radiation to study interface phenomena and for leadership in developing the scientific program at the Wisconsin Synchrotron Radiation Center.
Nominated by: DCMP

Alan G. Marshall [1988]
Florida State University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to many areas of spectroscopy, for inventing and developing the Fourier Transform ICR Mass Spectroscopy, and for applying the technique to the solution of a wide range of chemical and biochemical problems.
Nominated by: DCP

John Albert James Matthews [1988]
University of New Mexico
Citation: For important contributions to the studies of two body scattering processes, to the identification of new particles, and to studies of heavy quark production and fragmentation of e+e- collisions.
Nominated by: DPF

Gregory B. McKenna [1988]
Texas Technical University
Citation: For his work in the physical and mechanical aging of polymeric glasses, the rheological behavior of cyclic molecules in the melt, and the determination of the strain energy density function of model rubber networks.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Emilio Eugenio Mendez [1988]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For contributions in quantum well physics, notably the observation of Stark shifts, magneto-resonant tunneling and two-carrier quantum Hall effect.
Nominated by: DCMP

Frederick H Mies [1988]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Frederick Henry Mies [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For penetrating original analyses of molecular theories of scattering and the development of unified descriptions of the interaction of radiation with bound and with free molecular systems.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Arthur I. Miller [1988]
University College London
Nominated by: FHPP

David Andrew Barclay Miller [1988]
Stanford University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding and application of nonlinear optical and electroabsorptive effects in semiconductor structures.
Nominated by: DCMP

Gabriel Lorimer Miller [1988]
Not available
Citation: For the development of novel instrumental techniques for the investigation of semiconductor and other materials and the extension of these methods to in situ measurements.
Nominated by: GIMS

Kunioki Mima [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the theory of nonlinear phenomena in magnetized and laser-produced plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

John Hays Moore [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For imaginative application of electron and ion spectroscopy to problems in chemistry, space science, and instrumentation.
Nominated by: DCP

Hadis Morkoc [1988]
Virginia Commonwealth University
Citation: For numerous innovative contributions in molecular beam epitaxial growth of semiconductor structures.
Nominated by: DCMP

Albert J. Moscowitz [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For fundamental contributions to our understanding of optical rotatory dispersion and other chiral properties of molecules, and their applications to the elucidation of chemical structures and biological processes.
Nominated by: DCP

Sidney R. Nagel [1988]
University of Chicago
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of the properties of metallic glasses and relaxation phenomena near the liquid-glass transition.
Nominated by: DCMP

Dimitri Nanopoulos [1988]
Texas A&M University
Citation: For contributions to establishing the Standard Model, opening new ways to extension of the Standard Model like grand unification, supergravity, and recently superstrings, and for efforts on connecting particles physics with cosmology.
Nominated by: DPF

William McCay Nevins [1988]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For numerous contributions to the theory of fusion plasma, particularly in the area of the nonlinear interaction of plasma with intense microwave pulses.
Nominated by: DPP

Dwight R. Nicholson [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For original and important contributions to the theory of strong Langmuir turbulence, and for perceiving and developing applications of theory to ionospheric modification experiments and to solar radio emission observations.
Nominated by: DPP

M. Peter Nightingale [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For formulating the phenomenological renormalization group finite-size scaling method and other contributions to our understanding of cooperative phenomena in low dimensional systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

Stephen Philip Obenschain [1988]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For major contributions to electron driven inertial fusion; particularly in the areas of ablative acceleration and thermal smoothing and for co-invention of the Induced Spatial Incoherence technique for improving laser beam quality.
Nominated by: DPP

Nobuyoshi Ohyabu [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For significant contribution to development of the tokamak boundary control schemes, including expanded boundary divertor and ergodic limiter, and advancement of divertor and H-mode physics.
Nominated by: DPP

Peter Paul [1988]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Roy Jerome Peterson [1988]
University of Colorado, Boulder
Citation: For providing innovative ideas and conducting fundamental experiments on the collective modes and isospin properties of nuclei using probes of electrons, pions, and light ions.
Nominated by: DNP

Klaus Pinkau [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For leadership in space astrophysics and plasma physics in the Federa; Republic of Germany; for helping to establish the field of gamma-ray astronomy and for his pioneering contributions to the highly successful gamma-ray astronomy satellite, COS-B.
Nominated by: DAP

Ronald Prater [1988]
General Atomics
Citation: For leadership in the area of electron-cyclotron heating of tokamak plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

Joel Robert Primack [1988]
University of California, Santa Cruz
Citation: For pioneering contributions to gauge theory and cosmology.
Nominated by: DPF

Stuart Allan Raby [1988]
Ohio State University
Citation: For important contributions to theories of grand unification.
Nominated by: DPF

Donald A Ramsay [1988]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Don David Reeder [1988]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For contributions to the study of the properties and interactions of neutrinos and to the use of neutrinos in the study of the hadronic production of heavy quarks.
Nominated by: DPF

Thomas Nicola Rescigno [1988]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For advances in the theory of electron-molecule scattering and photoionization processes and the development of nontraditional approaches for studying these phenomena.
Nominated by: DAMOP

James J. Riley [1988]
University of Washington
Citation: For contributions to the direct numerical simulation of turbulent flows, including geophysical flows and flows with chemical reactions.
Nominated by: DFD

Robert Rosner [1988]
University of Chicago
Citation: For exceptional contributions to our understanding of the role of magnetic fields in heating the solar corona, in solar and stellar activity, and in accretion disks and jets, through the application of magneto hydrodynamics to astrophysics.
Nominated by: DAP

Stephen L. Sass [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For the use of x-ray diffraction to advance our understanding of structure of crystalline grain boundaries.
Nominated by: DCMP

Dale W. Schaeffer [1988]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For experiments on the structures and dynamics of complex fluids and for studies of fractal structures in varied condensed matter systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

Robert E. Schofield [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his research in the history of physical science, especially the works of Joseph Priestley and 18th century natural philosophy.
Nominated by: FHPP

James Frederick Schooley [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For useful contributions to the studies of superconductivity and thermometry, and for leadership in the documentation of advances in temperature measurement.
Nominated by: GIMS

John Lindblad Schrag [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For development of novel, powerful experimental methods for precise vicoelastic and flow birefringence measurements and their application in definitive studies of molecular dynamics of dilute and concentrated polymer solutions.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Jagdeep Shah [1988]
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Citation: For studies of hot carrier relaxation in semiconductors using optical spectroscopy.
Nominated by: DCMP

Charles Vernon Shank [1988]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For pioneering work in the development of femtosecond measurement techniques and applications to physics, chemistry and biology.
Nominated by: DLS

Larry Lee Smarr [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Pioneer in the field of numerical relativity; expert on relativistic hydrodynamics and its application to realistic astrophysical scenarios; farsighted organizer of a national supercomputing center for the benefit of all sciences.
Nominated by: DAP

George F. Smoot [1988]

Citation: For careful work on measurements of both the spectrum and large-scale anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background radiation.
Nominated by: DAP

Rangaswamy Srinivasan [1988]
UVTECH Assoc
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the interaction of ultraviolet radiation with matter, in particular, the action of pulsed UV laser radiation on organic solids.
Nominated by: DCP

Weston M. Stacey [1988]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For outstanding contributions in the application of plasma physics of fusion-reactor concepts, and for international leadership in multi-disciplinary reactor-design activities.
Nominated by: DPP

Joachim Stohr [1988]
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For the development of new synchrotron radiation based surface x-ray absorption techniques and their use for the determination of the geometric arrangement of atoms and molecules on surfaces.
Nominated by: DCP

James Douglas Strachan [1988]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to the measurement and understanding of the physics of fusion reaction products in tokamaks, of electron runaway, and of chock wave propagation in inhomogeneous media.
Nominated by: DPP

Toshi Tajima [1988]
Max Planck Institute
Citation: For significant contributions to new plasma accelerators, plasma physics understanding of magnetospheric and solar disturbances, and work in the fusion problem through computational and theoretical methods.
Nominated by: DPP

Malvin Carl Teich [1988]
Boston University
Citation: For seminal experimental and theoretical studies on the quantum nature of the detection and generation of light.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Virginia L. Trimble [1988]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For outstanding contributions to astrophysics over a wide range of phenomena, including binary stars, novae, and supernovae; and in particular recognition of outstanding talent in reviewing and summarizing the most important and exciting topics in astrophysics in a clear and concise manner.
Nominated by: DAP

Francis S. Troyon [1988]
EPFL - Lausanne
Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding of the stability and equilibrium of toroidal plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

Williem Theodorus Hendricus van Oers [1988]
University of Manitoba
Citation: For the recent first measurement of charge symmetry breaking in the neutron-proton system and for earlier extensive nuclear physics studies including nucleon-deuteron scattering and optical model analyses.
Nominated by: DNP

Paul Adrian Vandenbout [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For extensive and incisive work on the abundances and abundance ratios of molecular and atomic species in dense interstellar clouds.
Nominated by: DAP

John Pace VanDevender [1988]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For technical leadership in inertial confinement fusion with light ion beams, pulsed power accelerator design and research, magnetically insulated electron flow, vacuum interface flashover, and beam-plasma heating.
Nominated by: DPP

David Ward [1988]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For the many experimental advances made in the study of nuclear structure by in-beam y-ray spectroscopy with heavy ions.
Nominated by: DNP

Erick J. Weinberg [1988]
Columbia University
Citation: For contributing to our understanding of symmetry breaking, and of physical processes in the early universe.
Nominated by: DPF

John Weiner [1988]
University of Maryland
Citation: For pioneering studies of the modification of collision dynamics by laser radiation.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Per Goran Wendin [1988]
Chalmers University of Technology
Citation: For his pioneering studies of many-electron effects on photoionization processes in atoms, molecules, and solids.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Robert Williams [1988]

Citation: For contributing to the development of energy conserving technologies, and to the overcoming of institutional barriers to their implementation; for extensive service to the physics community through work with the ACEEE and the FAS.
Nominated by: FPS

Thomas A. Witten [1988]
University of Chicago
Citation: For theoretical contributions to our understanding of stochastic diffusive growth, colloidal aggregation, and polymer statistics.
Nominated by: DCMP

Donald James Wolford [1988]
Iowa State University
Citation: For advances in fundamental understanding of defects and electronic properties of semiconductors.
Nominated by: DCMP

Peter Guy Wolynes [1988]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For his many illuminating contributions to the dynamical theory of chemical and physical processes in condensed matter.
Nominated by: DCP

Henry Vernon Wong [1988]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For formal and applied application of Hamiltonian stability techniques to numerous complex plasma systems including tandem mirrors, EBT, and free electron lasers.
Nominated by: DPP

Hyuk Yu [1988]
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Citation: For his versatile investigations on light scattering in polymer solutions, polymers at interfaces, and biological systems, especially applications of forced Rayleigh scattering.
Nominated by: DPOLY