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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Jacques J L'Heureux [1975]
University of Arizona
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAP

Jacques J L'Heureux [1975]
University of Arizona
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAP

Anne L'Huillier [1997]
Lund University
Citation: For pioneering the understanding and development of high-order harmonic generation by short laser pulses in atomic gases.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Robert J La Haye [2003]
General Atomics
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding and control of nonlinear resistive Magneto-Hydrodynamic stability in high beta tokamak plasmas, and for leadership in comparison of theory to experimental data.
Nominated by: DPP

Jaan Laane [1996]
Texas A & M University
Citation: For the development and application of spectroscopic and computational methods for the determination of vibrational potential energy surfaces.
Nominated by: DCP

Christine Labaune [2001]
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Citation: For the most comprehensive study of parametric instabilities in laser produced plasmas, using novel and advanced applications of Thomson Scattering.
Nominated by: DPP

Vincent P. LaBella [2014]
State University of New York, Albany
Citation: For his extensive development of instructor-friendly computer software (H-ITT) and handheld student hardware (H-ITT clickers), the use of which has significantly improved large-lecture classroom learning.
Nominated by: FED

Brian L. LaBombard [2005]
MIT Plasma Science & Fusion Center
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of edge plasma transport phenomena inmagnetic fusion devices, including poloidal transport asymmetries, plasma flows, and crossfield transport physics in the scrape-off layer.
Nominated by: DPP

Joseph T. Lach [1993]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For work on techniques to produce beams of hardrons and measurements with them to study hadron interactions. For precision measurements of hyperon polarization, their decays, and magnetic moments.
Nominated by: DPF

Karl Lackner [1999]
Max Planck Institute
Citation: For his fundamental contributions to tokamak equilibrium, boundary layer and divertor physics and his leadership in international fusion research.
Nominated by: FIP

Branka Maria Ladanyi [1997]
Colorado State University
Citation: For her insightful contributions to the molecular theory of fluids and its applications to solvation, optical response and dielectric properties.
Nominated by: DCP

Anthony Ladd [1998]
University of Florida
Citation: For a variety of contributions to numerical simulations of particle systems and especially for the development of lattice-gas and lattice-Boltzmann methods to particle suspension.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Rudolf Ladenburg [1931]
University of Berlin
Citation: Not available
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James M Lafferty [1961]
General Electric
Citation: Not available
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Raymond Laflamme [2011]
University of Waterloo
Citation: For his visionary leadership in the field of quantum information science, and for his numerous fundamental contributions to the theoretical foundations and practical implementation of quantum information processing, especially quantum error correction and linear optical quantum computing.
Nominated by: DQI

Max G. Lagally [1980]
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: DCMP

R T Lagemann [1957]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: Not available
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Ad Lagendijk [1997]
University of Amsterdam
Citation: For his pivotal experimental and theoretical contributions to electromagnetic waves propagation through strongly scattering media, highlighted by the demonstration of weak localization and extreme delay of classical wave propagation.
Nominated by: FIP

Victor E Lagg [1938]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
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Pablo Laguna [2008]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For his various contributions to numerical relativity and computational astrophysics.
Nominated by: DAP

Syamal Kumar Lahiri [1995]
Nanyang Technological University
Citation: For his pioneering contributions in elucidating stress relaxation properties of thin films and in the development of thin film materials for the study and application of high quality Josephson tunnel junctions.
Nominated by: FIP

Ying-Cheng Lai [1999]
Arizona State University
Citation: For his many contributions to the fundamentals of nonlinear dynamics and chaos.
Nominated by: GSNP

Robert B. Laibowitz [1980]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: DCMP

Akhlesh Lakhtakia [2012]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For conceptualization of sculptured thin films; wide-ranging theoretical and experimental research in optics on these materials; design, fabrication, and characterization of optical devices for circular polarization; and significant extensions to biomedical, biomimetic, and forensic arenas
Nominated by: FIAP

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan [2010]
University of Waterloo
Citation: For innovative application of advanced methods of theoretical physics and mathematics to problems in classical optics, vision science, and biomedical engineering; and for his dedication to the promotion of science education in developing countries.
Nominated by: FIP

Nghi Quoc Lam [2001]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For dedicated service to the community as Editor of Applied Physics Letters, whereby he improved the journal as a vital communications instrument via higher standards of quality and timeliness.
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Edward S Lamar [1935]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
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Donald Quincy Lamb [1983]
University of Chicago
Citation: For original theoretical contributions on the physics of degenerate dwarfs and neutron stars through the interpretation of relevant observations in the X-ray and UV bands.
Nominated by: DAP

Frederick K. Lamb [1986]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For his pioneering studies of the physics of compact x-ray sources, and especially his work relating observations with theoretical models.
Nominated by: DAP

Richard C. Lamb [1992]
University of Kentucky
Citation: For innovative research in gamma-ray astronomy in which his persistence has left to the extraction of signals from noisy backgrounds in data acquired by both space and ground based telescopes.
Nominated by: DAP

Willis E Lamb [1938]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
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John J Lambe [1959]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
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Steven Lambert [2016]
American Physical Society
Citation: For developing innovations in hard disk drive heads and disks which helped sustain the dramatic increases in capacity delivered by the magnetic recording industry.
Nominated by: FIAP

Walter R.L. Lambrecht [2002]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: For his seminal contributions to a better understanding of the electronic structure and linear and nonlinear optical properties of semiconductors, in particular wide band gap semiconductors, chalcopyrites and rare-earth pnictides.
Nominated by: DMP

Peter P Lambropoulos [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAMOP

Victor K LaMer [1931]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
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Steve Keith Lamoreaux [1996]
University of Washington
Citation: For his contributions to the study of fundamental symmetries and precison tests of fundamental physical laws and especially for his contributions to improved experimental limits for the electric dipole moments of the neutron and atoms.
Nominated by: GPMFC

Frederick W Lampe [1970]
The Pennsylvania State University
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Martine Lampe [1981]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

Murray A Lampert [1964]
RCA Laboratories
Citation: Not available
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E E Lampi [1957]
University of Minnesota
Citation: Not available
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C Lanczos [1945]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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Cornelius Lanczos [1932]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
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Andrew J. Landahl [2016]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For outstanding leadership and conscientious service to the quantum information community, and pioneering contributions to quantum computing theory, including fault-tolerant quantum computing, quantum error correction, universal adiabatic quantum computing, and novel quantum search algorithms.
Nominated by: DQI

Marten T Landahl [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DFD

David P Landau [1976]
University of Georgia
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Rubin Harold Landau [1998]
Oregon State University
Citation: For innovative developments and practical applications of computational quantum physics to the scattering and exotic bound states of elementary particles, and for original books in quantum mechanics and computational physics.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Rolf W Landauer [1959]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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Alfred Lande [1969]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
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Alfred Lande [1934]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
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Kenneth Lande [1966]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
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Robert F Landel [1970]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPOLY

Otto Lamotte Landen [2002]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering work in the fields of picosecond laser-plasma interactions, advanced diagnostics, x-ray driven ICF implosions and time-dependent hohlraum symmetry control.
Nominated by: DPP

Gerard H. Lander [1980]
EITU
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: DCMP

J J Lander [1967]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
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Richard L Lander [1972]
University of California, Davis
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

Uzi Landman [1989]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For applications of numerical simulation modeling of both the status structure and nonequilibrium dynamics of solid surfaces, interfaces, and small clusters.
Nominated by: DCMP

Jerome B Lando [1976]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPOLY

Michael Landry [2016]
Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory Hanford Observatory
Citation: For contributions to the first direct detection of gravitational waves, including leadership of early efforts in detector calibration and data analysis, leadership of the installation of the advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory at Hanford and leadership of its first observing run.
Nominated by: DGRAV

Greg L. Landsberg [2009]
Brown University
Citation: For his leadership and his contributions to experimental searches for new phenomena beyond the Standard Model, and in particular, for his theoretical and experimental work related to the production of black holes at high energy colliders.
Nominated by: DPF

C T Lane [1942]
Yale University
Citation: Not available
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Kenneth D. Lane [1990]
Boston University
Citation: For original contributions to the theory of electroweak symmetry breaking and Supercollider physics.
Nominated by: DPF

Neal F Lane [1973]
Rice University
Citation: Not available
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Raymond O Lane [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DNP

Karol Lang [2016]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For contributions to knowledge of neutrino oscillations and interactions through his technical work on the Main Injector Neutrino Oscillation Search programs at Fermilab and the SuperNEMO experiment in Europe, and by his leadership service and co-spokesperson roles for these international collaborations.
Nominated by: DPF

Norton D Lang [1978]
IBM at Yorktown Heights
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCP

Robert J. Lang [1928]
University of Alberta
Citation: Not available
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Paul G. Langacker [1986]
Institute for Advanced Study
Citation: For his contributions to our understanding of modern elementary particle theory and its empirical validity.
Nominated by: DPF

Allan B. Langdon [1980]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: None
Nominated by: DPP

Andrew E. Lange [2001]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For developing a new generation of bolometers that operate in the submillimeter and employing them to determine the geometry of the universe.
Nominated by: DAP

Donald Newton Langenberg [1966]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
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Dietrich W.J. Langer [1972]
Aerospace Research Laboratory
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optic Physics.
Nominated by: DCMP

James Stephen Langer [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Jerzy Marian Langer [1989]
Polish Acad of Sci
Citation: For contributions in the area of defects and recombination phenomena in semiconductors and ionic solids.
Nominated by: DCMP

Lawrence M Langer [1941]
Indiana University
Citation: Not available
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R M Langer [1931]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
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David B Langmuir [1941]
RCA Manufacturing Company
Citation: Not available
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David Chapman Langreth [1981]
Rutgers University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

A S Langsdorf [1947]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
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Andrew J. Lankford [2000]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For the development of electronics, triggering and data acquisition systems used at major collider facilities, as the SDC at the SSC, ATLAS at CERN, and BABAR at SLAC.
Nominated by: DPF

Jeffrey S. Lannin [1995]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For pioneering contributions toward the understanding of the structure and dynamics of liquids, amorphous solids and fullerenes as deduced from Raman and neutron scattering methods.
Nominated by: DMP

Robert Lanou [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

Richard C. Lanza [2018]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For innovative application of physics and the development of new technologies to allow detection of explosives and weapon-usable nuclear materials, which has greatly benefited national and international security.
Nominated by: FPS

Alessandra Lanzara [2008]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For important contributions to the physics of highly correlated materials using photoemission spectroscopy.
Nominated by: DCMP

Louis J Lanzerotti [1976]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: Also approved by Division of Particles and Fields, Division of Plasma Physics, and Division of Fluid Dynamics
Nominated by: DAP

Lang L. Lao [1992]
General Atomics
Citation: For his contributions to the development of equilibrium analysis of tokamak discharges.
Nominated by: DPP

I Richard Lapidus [1983]
No company provided
Citation: For mathematical and experimental contributions to the field of sensory transduction, chemotaxis and motility in bacteria and other micro-organisms, and mathematical investigation of the microbial cell cycle.
Nominated by: DBIO

Otto Laporte [1925]
Washington, D.C.
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Marshall Lapp [1973]
General Electric Company
Citation: Also approved by CP
Nominated by: DAMOP

Simon Larach [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Mohamed Laradji [2014]
University of Memphis
Citation: For his pioneering and seminal contributions to applications of computational techniques in elucidating physics of bio-membranes, complex fluids, and of polymers.
Nominated by: DCOMP

David C. Larbalestier [1990]
National High Magnetic Field Lab
Citation: In recognition of the discovery of the microstructures and the mechanisms responsible for strong flux pinning in Nb-Ti conductors and the development of optimized processing sequences.
Nominated by: DMP

Karl Lark-Horovitz [1931]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
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Michael I. Larkin [2014]
Wyatt Technology
Citation: For his insight, innovative skills, and abilities to transfer physical concepts and laws into the creation of viable analytical instrumentation widely used by both industrial and academic communities.
Nominated by: FIAP

David M Larsen [1975]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
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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

John Grant Larson [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the physics and chemistry of catalysis research, leadership in managing physics research, and support of the programs of the Physics Professional Societies.
Nominated by:

Ronald Gary Larson [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of polymer rheology and fluid mechanics, especially for liquid crystalline polymers and block copolymers, and for studies of hydrodynamic stability in polymer flows.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Shane Larson [2015]
Northwestern University
Citation: For impacting science and society through the integration of public engagement and research, and for empowering generations of future scientists by his example.
Nominated by: FOEP

Juan C. Lasheras [2000]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For landmark contributions to the fundamental understanding of combustion, free shear flows, particle/fluid interaction, and turbulence induced atomization of imiscible fluids.
Nominated by: DFD

Barbara F. Lasinski [2002]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For development and application of particle-in-cell codes for laser-plasma interaction physics, and a long series of contributions to the understanding of the physics of targets for high-power laser experiments.
Nominated by: DPP

L Jackson Laslett [1941]
Indiana University
Citation: Not available
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Marvin E Lasser [1963]
Dresher, Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
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Kenneth E Lassila [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

Howard J Laster [1967]
University of Maryland
Citation: Not available
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Howard J Laster [1966]
University of Maryland
Citation: Not available
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Ronald Martin Laszewski [1992]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: In recognition of pioneering work in the use of elastically scattered, polarized monochromatic photons to understanding the structure of M1 giant resonances in nuclei.
Nominated by: DNP

Daniel Perry Lathrop [2005]
University of Maryland
Citation: For his clever experiments and data analyses of turbulent flows and singularities in free surface flows, and for his highly innovative laboratory studies of magnetohydrodynamic flows.
Nominated by: GSNP

James Michael Lattimer [2000]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For construction of models of neutron stars, in quantitative detail, for prediction of how they are formed in the collapse of large stars and for quantitative theory of the mergers of black holes and neutron stars.
Nominated by: DAP

Chun Ning Lau [2017]
Ohio State University
Citation: For pioneering advances in the study of graphene and 2D materials, especially in the areas of quantum transport, thermal properties, and the investigation of novel phases.
Nominated by: DMP

Silvanus S. Lau [1993]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of metal-semiconductor interactions, including applications in microelectronics and optoelectronics.
Nominated by: DMP

Shu Ping Lau [2018]
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the fundamental understanding of the optical properties of nanostructured semiconductor materials, especially quantum dots and significant impact on the use of these materials for optoelectronic and energy storage devices.
Nominated by: DMP

Yue-Ying Lau [1986]
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Citation: For significant contributions to the theory of electron beam devices.
Nominated by: DPP

Roman Laubert [1980]

Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: DAMOP

George Lauder [2015]
Harvard University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to understanding of aquatic propulsion in fishes through experimental hydrodynamics.
Nominated by: DFD

Eugene J Lauer [1962]
University of California
Citation: Not available
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Eric Lauga [2016]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For outstanding theoretical contributions to a wide variety of low-Reynolds-number biological flows.
Nominated by: DFD

J S Laughlin [1949]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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Robert Bettes Laughlin [1998]
Stanford University
Citation: For discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with fractionally charged excitations.
Nominated by:

Robert B. Laughlin [1986]
Stanford University
Citation: For seminal insights into the nature of two-dimensional electrons in a magnetic field, and of the state responsible for the fractional quantum Hall effect.
Nominated by: DCMP

Victor W Laurie [1976]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCP

Charles C Lauritsen [1931]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
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Thomas Lauritsen [1949]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
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John I Lauritzen [1970]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPOLY

Leo S Lavatelli [1961]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
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O Lavrentovich [2015]
Kent State University
Citation: For exceptional contributions to the physics of liquid crystals and related soft matter.
Nominated by: DSOFT

Bruce Law [2011]
Kansas State University
Citation: For fundamental contributions in vapor-liquid interface science of critical binary liquids, including surface-tension, adsorption, wetting, and orientational ordering phenomena.
Nominated by: DCP

Chung King Law [2006]
Princeton University
Citation: For sustained and outstanding contributions to the fundamentals of combustion, notably those on the dynamics and combustion of droplets, the dynamics, structure, extinction, and stability of flames, and flame chemistry.
Nominated by: DFD

James E. Lawler [1992]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For contributions to the development of Optogalvanic Spectroscopy.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Ernest O. Lawrence [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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George M Lawrence [1970]
Douglas Advanced Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAMOP

Jonathan Mac Lawrence [2006]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For pioneering contibutions to understanding intermediate valence phenomena in correlated electron systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

Priscilla W Laws [2003]
Dickinson College
Citation: For her numerous contributions to physics education and for her development of data collecting computer tools and methods to use them efficiently.
Nominated by: FED

Andrew W Lawson [1944]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: Not available
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J L Lawson [1945]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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Robert D Lawson [1962]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
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Elliott J Lawton [1960]
General Electric Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
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Benjamin Lax [1957]
Lincoln
Citation: Not available
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Robert E. Laxdal [2009]
TRIUMF
Citation: For his significant contributions to the design and construction of a new generation of high-gradient CW heavy-ion accelerators, especially the ISAC Separated Function DTL and the ISAC-II superconducting linac, whose cavities have set a world standard.
Nominated by: DPB

Howard Paul Layer [1989]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For his contributions to the development of a new primary standard of length and for its application to the measurement of SI units and fundamental constants.
Nominated by: GIMS

John W Layman [2003]
University of Maryland
Citation: For his contributions to physics education and for his national leadership in the training of physics teachers.
Nominated by: FED

Norman H Lazar [1965]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
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Alex Lazarian [2012]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For his diverse contributions to the theory of magnetized turbulence and its application to the interstellar medium. He has pioneered the study of fast reconnection in turbulent fluids and discovered the role played by small spinning dust grains in the cosmic microwave foreground emission
Nominated by: GPAP

Edward Alan Lazarus [1997]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For his insight and leadership in advanced plasma shape control for improving tokamak performance.
Nominated by: DPP

Albert Lazzarini [2007]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For leadership in the development of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) and its scientific program, and in the development of large-scale computational grids for gravitational wave physics and other fields of science.
Nominated by: DGRAV

Patrice Le Gal [2013]
CNRS
Citation: For original experimental research in geophysical fluid dynamics, notably the strato-rotational and elliptic instabilities, and for experimental research in pattern formation in Rayleigh-Benard convection, in wakes, and in fluids between rotating disks.
Nominated by: DFD

Kenneth R Lea [1970]
Yale University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAMOP

Sydney Leach [1983]
University de Paris
Citation: For pioneering the spectroscopy of molecular ions and elucidating their internal dynamics.
Nominated by: DCP

Robert B Leachman [1960]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
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Herbert Leaderman [1958]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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Boris Leaf [1963]
Kansas State University
Citation: Not available
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Leslie Gary Leal [1984]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For outstanding contributions, both theoretical and experimental, to the study of particle mations in viscous fluids and to the rheology of suspensions and emulsions.
Nominated by: DFD

Andrei G. Lebed [2014]
University of Arizona
Citation: For contributions to the theory of one-dimensional and quasi-one dimensional organic conductors.
Nominated by: DCMP

Richard Lebed [2015]
Arizona State University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the properties of hadrons and, in particular, for the application of techniques of large N QCD to the physics of hadrons.
Nominated by: GHP

Sergey Lebedev [2004]
Imperial College London
Citation: For major contributions towards understanding of the physics of wire array Z-pinches and for the pioneering work on astrophyiscally relevant supersonic plasma jets.
Nominated by: DPP

Valeri Lebedev [2012]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For significant contributions to the accelerator physics underlying the outstanding performance of the Tevatron Collider complex, and the successful commissioning of the CEBAF at Jefferson Lab
Nominated by: DPB

Marcel A.R. LeBlanc [1975]
University of Ottowa
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Jean-Noel Georges Leboeuf [1991]
JNL Scientific
Citation: For pioneering development of new classes of methods for using super-computers to model the physics of complex dynamical systems in fusion plasma experiments and in magnetospheric and astrophysical domains.
Nominated by: DPP

Norman R. Lebowitz [2012]
University of Chicago
Citation: For fundamental work on the fluid mechanics of rotating stars and self-gravitating masses, and for the development and use of mathematical methods applied to problems of geophysical and astrophysical fluid dynamics
Nominated by: DFD

I L Lebow [1957]
Lincoln
Citation: Not available
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Joel L Lebowitz [1966]
Yeshiva University
Citation: Not available
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Jean-Pierre Leburton [1999]
University of Illinois
Citation: For development of methods for solving the electronic structure of quantum dots.
Nominated by: DCMP

Leon M Lederman [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

Adrian Lee [2016]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For original work in developing innovative detector systems and Instituterumentation to enable increasingly precise observations of the cosmic microwave background.
Nominated by: DAP

Benjamin W Lee [1967]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
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David Morris Lee [1981]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Dean J. Lee [2014]
North Carolina State University
Citation: For the development of lattice effective field theory as a novel approach to the nuclear few- and many-body problem, and for applications of this technique to the structure of the Hoyle state.
Nominated by: GFB

Dunghai Lee [1997]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the phases and phase transitions in quantum Hall systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

Edward Prentiss Lee [1980]
Not available
Citation: None
Nominated by: DPP

Edward Kyung-Chai Lee [1986]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneer work in the spectroscopy of single vibronic levels, especially with small molecules such as CH2O, SO2, and H2O4 isolated in matrices.
Nominated by: DCP

El Lee [2005]
Inha Univ
Citation: For contributions to optical and semiconductor physics and applications in electronic, optoelectronic, photonic and optical communication technologies.
Nominated by: FIAP

Ho Nyung Lee [2016]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions in achieving atomic-scale growth control in pulsed laser deposition, and for significant advances towards discovery of functional oxide materials by epitaxial design of thin films and heterostructures.
Nominated by: DMP

I Yang Lee [1996]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his leadership and design and implementation of GAMMAsphere, his crucial contributions to the experimental program at GAMMAsphere, and his seminal work on the investigation of the quasi continuum.
Nominated by: DNP

Jae Koo Lee [2005]
Pohang University of Science & Technology
Citation: For contributions to kinetic and fluid simulations of plasma discharges and neutral beam sources in plasma processing of materials, plasma display panels and fusion plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

Ka Yee C. Lee [2009]
The University of Chicago
Citation: For her discoveries of new morphologies and molecular behavior in model lipid films of biological and medical importance.
Nominated by: DBIO

Kenneth Lee [1975]
IBM Monterey, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

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

Linwood L Lee [1972]
State University of New York
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DNP

M. Howard Lee [2001]
University of Georgia
Citation: Developed the method of recurrence relations to study dynamic behavior in many particle systems. Established an equivalence between Fermi and Bose gases in two dimensions.
Nominated by: GSNP

Mark Lee [2005]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For experiments advancing the understanding of electron correlation and electrodynamic response in oxide superconductors, ferromagnets, Coulomb glasses, and nonlinear optical polymers.
Nominated by: DCMP

Patrick A. Lee [1986]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the theory of many-body effects in condensed matter, especially in one and two dimensional solids with disorder.
Nominated by: DCMP

Richard W. Lee [1997]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For technical contributions and outstanding outreach of codes for plasma spectroscopy.
Nominated by: DPP

Sang Joon Lee [2014]
Pohang University of Science and Technology
Citation: For his contributions to experimental fluid mechanics, especially in the development of advanced flow visualization techniques and various successful applications to biofluid flows, microfluidics and turbulent shear flows.
Nominated by: DFD

Seung Lee [2010]
Dongguk University
Citation: For important contributions to low-dimensional electron systems and spintronics in diluted magnetic semiconductors, and to physics education over 25 years as a physics educator, and for enthusiastic work on the advancement and promulgation of physics knowledge into the international semiconductor and military societies.
Nominated by: FIP

Seunghun Lee [2013]
University of Virginia
Citation: For contributions towards understanding spin and orbital physics in geometrically frustrated magnets using neutron scattering.
Nominated by: DCMP

Shyh-Yuan Lee [1997]
Indiana University
Citation: For important and creative contributions in both beam theory and experiments; in particular on the stability of beams with nonlinear perturbations, on the compensation of depolarizing resonances, and on the experimental study of complex beam phenomena.
Nominated by: DPB

Siu Au Lee [1998]
Colorado State University
Citation: For contributions to the field of high resolution laser spectroscopy, and for precision experiments in hydrogen and in tests of special relativity.
Nominated by: GPMFC

T D Lee [1960]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Timothy Joseph Lee [2001]
NASA Ames Research Center
Citation: For his original contributions to the development of ab initio quantum mechanical methods and their application to important chemical physics problems in rovibrational spectroscopy and the atmospheric sciences.
Nominated by: DCP

Ting-Kuo Lee [2004]
Institute of Physics, Taiwan
Citation: For contributions to the theory of strongly correlated electrons especailly the study of pairing correlations and single particle properties in generalized t-J models.
Nominated by: DCMP

Tsung-Shung Harry Lee [1991]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of the πNN system and its behavior in strong and electromagnetic interaction, as well as for the interpretation of pion-nucleus scattering.
Nominated by: DNP

W. W. Lee [1992]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For his discovery and development of gyrokinetic method of particle simulations-an innovative technique for studying low-frequency kinetic, as well as fluid-type, phenomena in magnetically confined plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

Yee-Chun Lee [1981]
University of Maryland
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

Yong Yung Lee [1976]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

Yoonseok Lee [2013]
University of Florida
Citation: For high-precision ultrasound measurements in quantum liquids, and discovery of the acoustic Faraday effect and broken spin-orbit symmetry in superfluid 3He-B.
Nominated by: DCMP

Yuan Tseh Lee [1976]
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCP

Yuan-Pern Lee [1999]
National Tsing Hua University
Citation: For developing and applying novel spectroscopic techniques for characterizing radical species, particularly their kinetics and unstable structures.
Nominated by: DCP

Juliet Lee-Franzini [1984]
Polo Scientifico -LENS
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the physics of the production and decay of new massive quark-antiquark systems, to our knowledge of the weak interactions there and in hyperon decay. and of diffractive strong interactions at high energy.
Nominated by: DPB

Christoph W. Leemann [1993]
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Citation: For many contributions to accelerator design and for his leadership in the design and construction of the Continuous Electron Beam Facility.
Nominated by: DPB

Wim Pieter Leemans [2001]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering experiments on the interaction of relativistic electron beams, lasers and plasmas, including femtosecond x-ray generation using Thomson scattering, plasma lens focusing, laser-plasma accelerators and advanced diagnostic techniques.
Nominated by: DPB

Harvey S Leff [2017]
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Citation: For clarifying thermodynamics and for explaining entropy and energy to students and the public through many articles, by his book (with A. F. Rex) "Maxwell's Demon: Entropy, Information, Computing"; for his webpage at energyandentropy.com, and for years of leadership within the physics teaching community.
Nominated by: FED

Liliane Leger [2015]
College de France
Citation: For masterfully pioneering experiments about the fundamentals of polymer diffusion, adhesion, and rheological flow.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Anthony James Leggett [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: DCMP

Francoise K. LeGoues [1998]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For insightful contributions and creative use of electron microscopy in determining mechanisms of strain relaxation in heteroepitaxial growth of semiconductor thin films.
Nominated by: DMP

Donald George LeGrand [1986]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For fundamental mechanical, thermal, optical and scattering investigations of bulk and surface properties of glassy polymers.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Sam Legvold [1961]
Iowa State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

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

G W Lehman [1966]
North American Aviation Science Center
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Kevin K. Lehmann [1995]
Princeton University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to our knowledge of molecular dynamics. In particular, by means of eigenstate-resolved spectroscopy and rigorous theory, he has dramatically advanced our understanding of intra-molecular vibrational energy redistribution.
Nominated by: DCP

Robert Henry Lehmberg [1994]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For development of induced spatial incoherence which led to the first laser fusion experiments not dominated by beam nonuniformities and the consideration of direct drive as a serious contender for fusion.
Nominated by: DPP

Luis Lehner [2010]
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Citation: For important contributions to numerical relativity, most notably in the areas of black hole simulations, general relativistic magnetohydrodynamics, and algorithm development.
Nominated by: DGRAV

Konrad Lehnert [2013]
University of Colorado
Citation: For developing experimental methods that enable the quantum control and measurement of micro-mechanical oscillators and for developing practical microwave amplifiers that operate at the quantum-limit.
Nominated by: DQI

Kurt Lehovec [1954]
Sprague Electric
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Dietrich Leibfried [2006]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For seminal contributions to the field of Quantum Information Processing using trapped ions including the demonstration of high fidelity logic gates and the implementation and application of entangled states.
Nominated by: DQI

Stanislas Leibler [2009]
Rockefeller University
Citation: For his novel and innovative use of theoretical and experimental tools from physics to address biologically important questions from robustness in biological systems to oscillations in living cells, dynamics of bacterial colonies, and developmental neurobiology.
Nominated by: DBIO

Adam K Leibovich [2017]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the heavy quark effective field theory and its application to the color-octet mechanism for quarkonium production.
Nominated by: DPF

Sidney Leibovich [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DFD

Jack R. Leibowitz [1980]
Not available
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: DCMP

Robert G. Leigh [2006]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For his important work in String Theory, Supersymmetric Gauge Theory, the Theory of the Electroweak Phase Transition, and the Theory of D-branes.
Nominated by: DPF

Chris Leighton [2012]
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Citation: For his creative contributions to the fundamental understanding of the physics of magnetic materials including complex oxides, highly spin-polarized ferromagnets, magnetic nanostructures, and interfacial magnetism
Nominated by: GMAG

James E Leiss [1972]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DNP

Michael J. Leitch [2000]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to experimental medium-energy and high-energy nuclear physics, in particular for his lead role in measurements of pion double-charge exchange at low energies, and his leadership in the measurement of nuclear dependencies of J/psi production and of open charm production.
Nominated by: DNP

Cecil Eldon Leith [1964]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David W.G.S. Leith [1972]
SLAC
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Alfred Leitner [1961]
East Lansing, Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Alfred Leitner [1960]
Michigan State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David M. Leitner [2012]
University of Nevada
Citation: For his theories of vibrational energy dynamics in molecules and biomolecules.
Nominated by: DCP

Sanjiva Keshava Lele [2001]
Stanford University
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the understanding of compressible turbulent flows and for his pioneering work in computational acoustics.
Nominated by: DFD

Aaron Lemonick [1964]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert J Lempert [2003]
RAND Corporation
Citation: For leadership in showing how modern computer technology and insights from the study of complex adaptive systems can be applied to policy problems in science, technology, and environmental policy.
Nominated by: FPS

Walter Lempert [2013]
Ohio State University
Citation: For innovative and insightful contributions to the development and application of optical diagnostic methods for the study of nonequilibrium molecular plasmas and turbulent flows.
Nominated by: DPP

Aleksander Lempicki [1965]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Bela A Lengyel [1963]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

J E Lennard-Jones [1932]
University of Cambridge
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Arlene Judith Lennox [2004]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For her leadership in the field of neutron therapy.
Nominated by:

Frieder Lenz [1993]
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Citation: For numerous contributions to the understanding of hadron-nucleus scattering, particularly the A nuclear interaction, and of the role of quarks in low-energy nuclear phenomenology.
Nominated by: DNP

Victor F Lenzen [1931]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Melvin Leon [1974]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

Anthony W. Leonard [2014]
General Atomics
Citation: For contributions to tokamak boundary plasma research in divertor heat flux dissipation and control, transport of confined core plasma to material surfaces due to Edge-Localized Modes, and the mechanisms defining the structure of the H-mode edge pedestal.
Nominated by: DPP

Anthony Leonard [1993]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For significant contributions to the theory and practice of computational fluid dynamics, principally by developing and applying Lagrangian approaches to the description of three-dimensional vorticity dynamics and fluid mixing.
Nominated by: DFD

Bowen Rado Leonard [1960]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Francois Leonard [2016]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For fundamental studies of the physics of nanoscale electronic devices.
Nominated by: FIAP

Stephen R Leone [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCP

Gerard Peter Lepage [1992]
Cornell University
Citation: For his contributions to the development and application of perturbative and nonperturbative techniques for the analysis of electromagnetic and strong interactions.
Nominated by: DPF

Irving A. Lerch [2002]
American Physical Society
Citation: For his tireless efforts to improve the climate for international cooperation in science, and his extraordinary ability to harness resources in support of international science, particularly in underdeveloped regions and regions in crisis.
Nominated by: FIP

Brian J LeRoy [2019]
University of Arizona
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of the local electronic properties of low-dimensional materials through scanning probe microscopy.
Nominated by: DCMP

Richard A. Lesar [2014]
Iowa State University
Citation: For insightful work in theory, simulation, and modeling of the properties, transitions, and dynamics of molecular solids under high pressures, and of distributions of dislocations.
Nominated by: DMP

Shelly Rae Lesher [2020]
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Citation: For advocating on behalf of the essential role of physics in society, and for demonstrating the importance of physics education for all students.
Nominated by: FPS

Kevin Thomas Lesko [2000]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding experimental contributions to the study of neutrino properties - searches for neutrino oscillations - and their application to the solar neutrino problem.
Nominated by: DNP

Martin Lessen [1971]
University of Rochester
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Fluid Dynamics.
Nominated by: DPP

H H Lester [1931]
Watertown Aresenal
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Marsha I. Lester [1993]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For her seminal contributions to both the spectroscopy and the understanding of predissociation dynamics in weakly bound clusters of reactive molecular species.
Nominated by: DLS

William Alexander Lester [1983]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For contributions to the application of computers to chemistry.
Nominated by: DCP

Paul David Lett [1996]
National Institute of Standards & Technology
Citation: For his seminal contributions to laser cooling and particularly to the study of collisions of laser cooled atoms and the spectroscopy of weakly bound molecules formed in such collisions.
Nominated by: DLS

Ka-Ngo Leung [1989]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For important contributions to the development of diverse novel ion sources, and for furthering our understanding of the electric discharge processes and the plasma physics involved.
Nominated by: DPP

Andre Levchenko [2015]
Yale University
Citation: For pioneering experimental and theoretical studies of cellular regulatory systems, and especially for elucidating chemical and mechanical mechanisms of guidance and control of cellular motility.
Nominated by: DBIO

Marc David Levenson [1986]
Not available
Citation: For his leadership in the development of a broad variety of novel techniques of nonlinear laser spectroscopy and his insightful application of these techniques to physically interesting problems.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Jacob J Leventhal [1977]
University of Missouri
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Marvin Leventhal [1983]

Citation: For the discovery of positron-electron annihilation radiation from the Galactic Center with a high resolution Ge telescope flown on a balloon.
Nominated by: DAP

Theodora Leventouri [2019]
Florida Atlantic University
Citation: For advancing physics in medicine by developing and garnering national accreditation for two graduate medical physics programs, and for pioneering studies on structure properties of high temperature superconductors and apatite based biomaterials.
Nominated by: GMED

Barbara Goss Levi [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For her objective analyses and expositions of the physics behind many nuclear weapons issues, and for her lucid explanations of current research for the readers of Physics Today.
Nominated by: FPS

Michael Edward Levi [1999]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to techniques for high-precision beam energy determination at the SLC, and his leadership in the design of sophisticated electronics for colliding-beam detectors.
Nominated by: DPF

Amiram Leviatan [2016]
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Citation: For the development of powerful algebraic methods and techniques in nuclear structure physics, especially for the introduction of the concept of partial dynamical symmetry.
Nominated by: DNP

Frank S. Levin [1983]
Brown University
Citation: For his contributions to the theory of many-particle scattering and its applications to nuclear reactions, the few-body problem, and atomic and molecular physics.
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

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

Janna Levin [2014]
Columbia University
Citation: For contributions to theoretical cosmology and gravitation, especially applications of chaos theory and topology, and for highly original work at the interface of science, art, and literature.
Nominated by:

Kathryn Levin [1991]
University of Chicago
Citation: For her contributions to our understanding of strongly interacting Fermion systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

Barry Franklin Levine [1996]
AT&T Bell Laboratories
Citation: For creation and analysis of novel quantum well infrared photodetectors and theoretical and experimental work in non-linear optics.
Nominated by: DCMP

Herbert Levine [1993]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For the development of a new theoretical approach to interfacial pattern formation, leading to new understanding of dendritic growth, fingering instabilities and fractal structures.
Nominated by: DCMP

Howard B Levine [1972]
Virginia Polytechnic University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCP

Judah Levine [1991]
University of Colorado, Boulder
Citation: For outstanding contributions to precision measurements in the areas of geophysics and atomic physics, including particularly geophysical strain, tilt, gravity, and displacement measurements and the understanding of earth tides.
Nominated by:

Michael Jerry Levine [1994]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: For significant contribution to the development and application of large-scale symbolic and numerical techniques in quantum electrodynamics, and for his leadership of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Raphael D. Levine [1983]
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of chemical reaction dynamics, including quantal and semi-classical aspects of inelastic and reactive molecular scattering, and applications of information theory to energy partitioning (in elementary chemical reactions).
Nominated by: DCP

Zachary Howard Levine [2001]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For leadership in demonstrating x-ray tomography of integrated circuit interconnects with submicron resolution.
Nominated by: FIAP

J S Levinger [1956]
Louisiana State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Nancy Ellen Levinger [2005]
Colorado State University
Citation: For pioneering work on dynamics in the condensed phase, especially molecular assemblies, molecules at liquid interfaces and in confined environments by ultrafast spectroscopic techniques and neutron scattering.
Nominated by: DCP

Carl A Levinson [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Yehoshua Levinson [1997]
Weizmann Institute of Science
Citation: For key contributions to the understanding of highly excited electron and phonon systems, including electron population inversion in crossed electric and magnetic fields, and phonon population with frequency down-conversion.
Nominated by: FIP

Elliott Charles Levinthal [1981]
Stanford University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DBIO

Fred M. Levinton [2001]
Nova Photonic, Inc.
Citation: For his pioneering development of the Motional Stark Effect diagnostic technique for measuring local magnetic fields in a hot plasma and application of the technique to critical measurement of equilibrium, stability, and plasma turbulence suppression.
Nominated by: DPP

Robert J. Levis [2005]
Temple University
Citation: For the pioneering development of the area of strong field chemistry in which ultrafast and intense laser pulses are used to modify, manipulate and detect the reactions of complex molecules.
Nominated by: DCP

Donald H Levy [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCP

Jeremy Levy [2009]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of complex oxides, semiconductor spintronics, and their application to quantum information science.
Nominated by: DCMP

Mel Philip Levy [1995]
Tulane University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding and advancement of the mathematical foundations of density functional theory, and for revealing key properties of the exact density functional.
Nominated by: DCMP

Paul Warren Levy [1961]
Upton, New York
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Paul Warren Levy [1961]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Peter Michael Levy [1992]
New York University
Citation: For contributions to the theory of exchange interactions and transport properties of magnetic materials.
Nominated by: DCMP

Richard H Levy [1967]
Avco-Everett Research Lab
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Heather J. Lewandowski [2018]
University of Colorado, Boulder
Citation: For pioneering and comprehensive research on and leading development of resources for teaching and learning in advanced physics instructional lab courses.
Nominated by: FED

John W Lewellen [2017]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For leadership and contributions to the development of practical, high-power superconducting RF photocathode guns, including the development of novel RF cavity designs.
Nominated by: DPB

Maciej Lewenstein [2004]
Universitat Hannover
Citation: For his seminal contributions to physics of strong laser fields, quantum degenerate gases and quantum information theory.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Walter H. G. Lewin [1996]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his outstanding observational work on the time variations and spectra of galactic x-ray sources, and in particular for his studies and interpretations of bursting and pulsating phenomena in binary x-ray sources.
Nominated by: DAP

Aaron Lewis [1980]
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Citation: None Provided.
Nominated by: DBIO

Brenton Raymond Lewis [2001]
Australian National University
Citation: For his seminal studies of the electronic structure of atmospheric molecules, particularly O2, through high-resolution vacuum ultraviolet spectroscopy and coupled-channel calculations as well as for his major international efforts to organize global efforcement.
Nominated by: FIP

George N. Lewis [2002]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For excellence in the physics of arms control, outstanding analysis of arms control issues, especially ballistic missile defense, and effective contributions to public understanding of these issues.
Nominated by: FPS

H W Lewis [1953]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Harold Walter Lewis [1960]
Duke University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Harold Ralph Lewis [1981]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

Jennifer Lewis [2007]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For seminal contributions to the fields of colloidal science and directed assembly of materials.
Nominated by: DMP

Laura H. Lewis [2016]
Northeastern University
Citation: For investigations of fundamental structure-property relationships in functional magnetic materials from a unified perspective, specifically for advancing permanent magnet, magnetic cooling, and biomedical applications.
Nominated by: GMAG

Robert R. Lewis [1993]
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Citation: For contributions to crossover spectroscopy; innovative calculations of neutral weak interactions in atomic translations, nuclear moments and low energy scattering; and encouragement and support of fundamental symmetry experiments.
Nominated by: GPMFC

Erwin Felix Lewy-Bertaut [1981]
CNRS
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Bao-An Li [2013]
Texas A&M University, Commerce
Citation: For his important contributions to our understanding of asymmetric nuclear matter, for his untiring efforts in promoting isospin physics worldwide, and for enhancing scientific contacts and collaborations with physicists in China.
Nominated by: FIP

Baowen Li [2013]
National University of Singapore
Citation: For distinguished contributions to the field of "phononics", particularly for conceiving phononic devices like thermal diodes, thermal transistors, logical thermal gates and memories and phonon transport in low dimensional systems.
Nominated by: FIP

Chikang Li [2006]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For innovative analysis of implosion physics utilizing novel charged-particle techniques that have led to insightful measurements and understanding of fuel-shell mix, of areal density, and of a asymmetry growth.
Nominated by: DPP

Christopher Li [2012]
Drexel University
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to the understanding of structure/property relationships of complex polymer-based, heterogeneous architectures
Nominated by: DPOLY

Derun Li [2012]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his tireless efforts to promote collaboration and cooperation on accelerator science and technology between the US and China and for his work towards the experimental demonstration of muon ionization cooling
Nominated by: FIP

Dongqi Li [2005]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding experimental contributions to understanding magnetic phenomena in confined geometries, including surfaces, thin films and nanostructures.
Nominated by: GMAG

Hui Li [2005]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: Hui Li has made outstanding contributions to plasma-astrophysics by his computational analysis of force-free reconnection, force-free helices as jets, angular momentum transport by vortices, gamma-ray bursts, and electron acceleration.
Nominated by: GPAP

James Chen-Min Li [1980]

Citation: None
Nominated by:

Ju Li [2014]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For seminal work on understanding the fundamental properties of ultra-strength materials and formulating the concept of elastic strain engineering.
Nominated by: DMP

Ling-Fong Li [1984]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: For his contributions to the modern theory of elementary particle physics, paticularly the work on spontaneous symmetry breaking and on gauge theory of muon number nonconservation and neutrino masses.
Nominated by: DPF

Qi Li [2008]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For her seminal contributions to the development and understanding of high Tc superconducting superlattices, novel magnetoresistance in strained ferromagnetic oxides, and superconductivity in magnesium diboride thin films.
Nominated by: DMP

Qiang Li [2013]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to both basic and applied aspects of high-temperature superconductivity.
Nominated by: DMP

Xiaoqin Li [2015]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For contributions to quantum information, multidimensional coherent spectroscopy, nanophotonics based on AFM assembly, and spin dynamics in ferromagnetic nanostructures.
Nominated by: DLS

Xiuling Li [2018]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For seminal contributions to the fundamental understanding and technical innovations to epitaxial growth, fabrication, and applications of semiconductor nanowires and nanomembranes, towards making electronic and photonic devices smaller, faster, and cheaper.
Nominated by: DMP

Tianquan Lian [2015]
Emory University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the study of ultrafast photoinduced interfacial charge transfer dynamics in photovoltaic and photocatalytic nanomaterials and for pioneering applications of time-resolved spectroscopy to solving fundamental problems in solar energy conversion.
Nominated by: DCP

Edison Parktak Liang [1990]
Rice University
Citation: For outstanding contribution to the theory of gamma-ray bursts and gamma rays from black holes, and the basic physics of accretion disks around compact objects and relativistic cosmology.
Nominated by: DAP

Keng S. Liang [1994]
National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center
Citation: For the experimental elucidation of structure and dynamics of crystal surfaces and overlayer systems using synchrotron radiation.
Nominated by: DCMP

Paul A Libby [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DFD

Stephen Bernard Libby [1999]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For the application of quantum field theory to diverse systems including perturbative quantum chromodynamics and transport in the quantum Hall effect, as well as inventing computational algorithms for radiation driven kinetics in plasmas, and the invention of novel short wavelength laser applications.
Nominated by:

Michael A. Liberman [1996]
Uppsala University
Citation: For outstanding contributions ranging from laboratory plasma experiments to astrophysical phenomena, particularly in the areas of ionizing shock waves, Z-pinches, flame stability, and laser-produced plasmas.
Nominated by: FIP

Richard L Liboff [1972]
Cornell University
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Plasma Physics.
Nominated by: DFD

George G Libowitz [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

William W Lichten [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Jechiel Lichtenstadt [2006]
Tel Aviv University
Citation: For contributions in Experimental nuclear physics from the study of lead high-spin states to the investigation of lithium nuclei, and the measurement of the nucleon electromagnetic form-factors and spin structure.
Nominated by: DNP

Daniel Lidar [2007]
University of Soutern California
Citation: For his contributions to the theory of decoherence control of open quantum systems for quantum information processing, especially the decoherence free subspace method.
Nominated by: DQI

Urner Liddel [1946]
Office of Naval Research
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

James Liddle [2012]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For contributions to the science and technology of nanofabrication and nanolithography, including projection electron beam lithography, high-resolution x-ray optics, diblock copolymer and chemically amplified resists, and the directed assembly and metrology of nanoparticle structures
Nominated by: FIAP

David R Lide [1962]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Leon J Lidofsky [1963]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Donald H. Liebenberg [1994]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to low temperature physics, superconductivity, and research management.
Nominated by: DCMP

Charles M. Lieber [1995]
Harvard University
Citation: For innovative contributions to the synthesis and characterization of transitional metal chalcogenides, carbon nitrides, and high temperature superconductors.
Nominated by: DMP

Michael A. Lieberman [1980]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: None
Nominated by: DPP

Steven L. Liebling [2013]
Long Island University
Citation: For many contributions to numerical relativity, especially in the areas of critical gravitational collapse, black hole binaries with matter and magnetic fields as well as infrastructure development.
Nominated by: DGRAV

Larry S. Liebovitch [1995]
Florida Atlantic University
Citation: For advancing the physics of fractals and chaos and using these methods to analyze and understand biological systems
Nominated by: DBIO

Sidney H Liebson [1960]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Matthias Ulf Liepe [2019]
Cornell University
Citation: For multiple contributions to the fundamental science and engineering of radiofrequency superconducting materials, accelerating cavities, cryomodules, and instrumentation and controls, and for excellence in graduate and undergraduate physics education.
Nominated by: DPB

Hans W Liepmann [1963]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Tim Lieuwen [2020]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of reacting shear flows, particularly the interactions of hydrodynamic stability, thermoacoustic stability, and flames.
Nominated by: DFD

Paulett Creyke Liewer [1992]
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Citation: For her pioneering work in use of parallel supercomputers for plasma modeling, both development of concurrent algorithms for plasma particle-in-cell codes and application to physical problems, and also past work on transport in tokamaks.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Ron Lifshitz [2015]
Tel Aviv University
Citation: For the theory of nonlinear dynamics and relaxation of vibrational modes in nanomechanical systems and for groundbreaking results on the symmetry stabilization, and photonic and magnetic properties of quasicrystals.
Nominated by: DMP

Zoltan Ligeti [2012]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For major theoretical contributions to flavor physics, and, in particular, the extraction of fundamental information testing the validity of the Standard Model from analyses of particle mixing, oscillations, and decays, all processes in which the strong force obscures the details of the weak interaction
Nominated by: DPF

John C Light [1976]
University of Chicago
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCP

John W. Lightbody [1997]
National Science Foundation
Citation: For his research studying nuclear systems using elastic and inelastic electron scattering techniques, and for his leadership in developing the nuclear physics program at the National Science Foundation.
Nominated by: DNP

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

Konstantin Konstantin Likharev [1997]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For contributions to the theory and applications of superconducting and single-electron devices.
Nominated by: DCMP

Edward C. Lim [1989]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For penetrating experimental investigations of energy deposition and redistribution, and the subsequent structural accommodations made in polyatomic molecules, isolated and with active neighbors.
Nominated by: DCP

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

Laurent Limat [2016]
CNRS
Citation: For wide-ranging studies of the fluid dynamics of complex fluids and free-surface flows, including coating flows, wetting, drying, colloidal deposition, and the effects of soft substrates.
Nominated by: DFD

Peter J. Limon [1998]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For many contributions to the construction of the Tevatron, leadership in the SSC Central Design Group, and guidance of the CDF calorimeter upgrade.
Nominated by: DPF

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

C C Lin [1962]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Chii-Dong Lin [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: DAMOP

Ching-Long Lin [2014]
University of Iowa
Citation: For contributions to multiscale flow physics and computational techniques, including: pulmonary flows, imaging-based data-driven human lung models, lattice-Boltzmann methods, coherent structures in atmospheric boundary layers, and four-dimensional data assimilation.
Nominated by: DFD

Chun Chia Lin [1965]
University of Oklahoma
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Eric Lin [2009]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For outstanding research on the physical properties of polymer thin films, interfaces, nanostructured materials and their applications in semiconductor device manufacturing.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Hai Qing Lin [2003]
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Citation: For his contributions in developing and applying computational methods to quantum many body systems.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Jingyu Lin [2012]
Texas Technical University
Citation: For her seminal contributions to our fundamental understanding of the electronic and optical properties of the group III-nitride semiconductors and her significant impact on the use of these materials for nanophotonic devices.
Nominated by: DMP

Robert P. Lin [2012]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For fundamental contributions to solar, space plasma, and planetary physics. Many of his discoveries derive from his development of innovative detectors and instruments for low energy electrons in space and of novel x-ray and gamma-ray imaging spectrometers
Nominated by: GPAP

Shawn-Yu Lin [2002]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development of two- and three-dimensional photonic crystals for 1.55 micron optical communication applications.
Nominated by: FIAP

Sung-Piau Lin [1992]
Clarkson University
Citation: For pioneering and innovative study of the instability and nonlinear wave evolution of liquid films, interfaces and jets.
Nominated by: DFD

Yu Lin [2007]
Auburn University
Citation: For her trailblazing global hybrid simulations of the dynamics and structures of solar wind-magnetosphere boundary layers; particularly, at the dayside magnetopause and the bow shock.
Nominated by: DPP

Zhihong Lin [2006]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of zonal flows and turbulence spreading and to the pioneering development of massively parallel gyrokinetic particle simulations on modern  leadership class supercomputers.
Nominated by: DPP

Amable Linan [2001]
School of Aeronautics, Madrid, Spain
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the aerodynamics of combustion, in particular to the structure and stability of diffusion flames, and for the other elegant applications of asymptotic methods of fluid mechanics.
Nominated by: DFD

Don Lincoln [2015]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to outreach and engaging the public in the physical sciences, particularly particle physics, with a broad range of communication vehicles and forums.
Nominated by: FOEP

D L Lind [1953]
University of Wisconsin
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Samuel C. Lind [1927]
University of Minnesota
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Ingolf Lindau [1984]
Lund University
Citation: For contributions to improved understanding of the electronic properties of solids, particularly through the application of synchrotron radiation to photoemission studies of studies of surfaces and photoionization studies of ionization cross sections.
Nominated by: DCMP

Lee A. Lindblom [2002]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For his fundamental, groundbreaking analyses of many microscopic and macroscopic aspects of the equilibria, oscillations, stability, evolution, and gravitational radiation of relativistic rotating stars.
Nominated by: DGRAV

Paul Frederick Linden [2003]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For fundamental contributions to geophysical and environmental fluid dynamics, gained by a combination of elegant laboratory experiments, deep physical insight, and penetrating mathematical analysis.
Nominated by: DFD

Seymour J Lindenbaum [1962]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Katja Lindenberg [1992]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For her fundamental contributions to nonequilibrium statistical mechanics and the theory of stochastic processes toward the understanding of the evolution of coupled nonlinear systems of importance in physical applications.
Nominated by: DCP

Peter Lindenfeld [1974]
Rutgers University
Citation: Also approved by the Forum on the History of Physics, the Forum on Physics and Society, and the Forum on Education.
Nominated by: DCMP

Paul H Lindenmeyer [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPOLY

E G Linder [1957]
RCA Laboratories, Princeton
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Ingvar Per Kare Lindgren [1994]
University of Gothenburg
Citation: For the development of linked-diagram and coupled-cluster theories for many body atomic systems: for contributions to relativistic, QED and weak-interaction effects in atoms.
Nominated by: FIP

John Douglas Lindl [1984]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For developing the theory of laser plasma interaction in hohlraum targets, invention of ICF reactor targets, contribution to the theory of ablation stabilization, and leadership of the laser target design group.
Nominated by: DPP

Dennis W. Lindle [2002]
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding of the breakdown of fundamental approximations in atomic and molecular photoionization and the polarization of x-rays induced by photoionization of atoms and molecules.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Anke Lindner [2019]
Paris University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the physics of complex fluids, interfacial flow instabilities, purely elastic instabilities, flexible fibers in Newtonian and complex fluids, active matter, and the pioneering use of microfluidic experiments in these fields.
Nominated by: DFD

George A. Lindsay [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert B Lindsay [1929]
Yale University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Stuart Martin Lindsay [1990]
Arizona State University
Citation: For pioneering studies in the application of scanning-tunneling microscopy to imaging biomolecules, especially images of the DNA double helix in water.
Nominated by: DBIO

William C Lineberger [1973]
JILA
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

L B Linford [1946]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Rulon K Linford [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

Xinsheng Sean Ling [2005]
Brown University
Citation: For his important contributions to the study of the peak effect and the order-disorder phase transition in vortex matter, and his original contributions to colloid physics and nanoscience.
Nominated by: DCMP

Richard Emery Lingenfelter [1983]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For pioneering work in the astrophysics of cosmic ray interactions, particularly in the field of theoretical gamma-ray line astronomy.
Nominated by: DAP

James T. Linnemann [2009]
Michigan State University
Citation: For original research in high energy physics and particle astrophysics through electronics and software applications, seminal contributions to the discoveries of the top quark and TeV gamma-ray sources, searches for supersymmetry, and applications of statistics.
Nominated by: DPF

Ralph Linsker [2004]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For fundamental contributions to computational neuroscience, using insights from physics to account for self-organization in neural systems, with applications to automated pattern discovery; and for pioneering work in ultraviolet laser angioplasty.
Nominated by: DBIO

John Linsley [1964]
University of New Mexico
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John J Linvingood [1938]
Harvard University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Nunzio O Lipari [1977]
Xerox Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Bruce Lipschultz [2002]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the physics understanding of low temperature plasmas characteristic of the edge of fusion devices, including radiation induced condensation, volume recombination, and cross-field particle transport.
Nominated by: DPP

Jane E.G. Lipson [2004]
Dartmouth College
Citation: For the insightful use of theory to understand the properties of polymers.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Ronald Lipton [2012]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For his numerous fundamental contributions to the development of silicon detectors which provided particle physics with discoveries of new particles containing b-quarks and observation of unique processes with b-quarks in the final states
Nominated by: DPF

Edgar Lipworth [1966]
Brandeis University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Michael Annan Lisa [2003]
Ohio State University
Citation: For novel experimental techniques applying intensity interferometry to heavy-ion collisions and for his pioneering measurements of the emission duration, collective flow and anisotropic geometry of the particle emitting source.
Nominated by: DNP

J W Liska [1949]
Firestone
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Tony Michael Liss [1999]
University of Illinois
Citation: For playing a leading role in the discovery of the top quark, and for the construction of the central muon upgrade of the CDF detector, which helped make the discovery possible.
Nominated by: DPF

Christopher J. Lister [1999]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering work in developing techniques for and studying the structure of nuclei far from stability.
Nominated by: DNP

John Lister [2008]
University of Cambridge
Citation: Manifold contributions to the dynamics of free-surface flows, their singular structures, and applications to flows and transport processes relevant to the earth sciences.
Nominated by: DFD

James Michael Lisy [2001]
University of Illinois
Citation: For his contributions to the field of ion cluster spectroscopy, establishing the connection between gas-phase species with aqueous solutions and biochemical systems, and demonstrating the contribution of internal energy in structural isomerization and dynamics.
Nominated by: DCP

Allan J Litchenberg [1972]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

Don B Litchenberg [1967]
Indiana University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Natalia M. Litchinitser [2014]
State University of New York, Buffalo
Citation: For fundamental contributions to linear and nonlinear light-matter interactions in metamaterials and structured light interactions with nanostructures.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Theodore Aaron Litovitz [1961]
Catholic University of America
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

James David Litster [1981]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Lawrence Litt [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: DBIO

Morton Litt [1980]

Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: DPOLY

Raphael M. Littauer [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For outstanding contributions to accelerator control systems, architecture and electronics, and in the use of feedback to cure instabilities.
Nominated by: DPB

Laurence S. Littenberg [1990]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to high-energy physics, especially to the study of rare K decays.
Nominated by: DPF

Noel C Little [1931]
Bowdoin College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

William Arthur Little [1961]
Palo Alto, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

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

Peter B. Littlewood [1989]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For theoretical contributions to the understanding of charge-density wave materials.
Nominated by: DCMP

Vladimir N Litvinenko [2003]
Duke University
Citation: For fundamental and pioneering contributions to the physics of beams in electron storage rings and free-electron lasers, including demonstrating the optical klystron and advancing the short wavelength limit of FEL oscillators.
Nominated by: DPB

Christof Litwin [1996]
University of Wisconsin
Citation: For fundamental contributions in fusion, space and ion diode physics, ranging from ponderomotive force effects on macrostability in tokamaks and mirrors to energy transport in the solar corona.
Nominated by: DPP

Amy Liu [2010]
Georgetown University
Citation: For her innovative and influential computational studies of the electronic, structural, and vibrational properties of solids, and of electron-phonon interactions, with applications to ultra-hard materials; high-pressure phases; fullerenes, nanotubes, and related compounds; and novel superconductors.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Andrea Jo-Wei Liu [2004]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of charged biopolymers and of jammed systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

Bai Xin Liu [1998]
Tsinghua University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of amorphous alloy formation by ion beam mixing.
Nominated by: FIP

Chen-Yu Liu [2018]
Indiana University Bloomington
Citation: For the development of bright sources of ultracold neutrons and for precision measurements of the free neutron lifetime and neutron decay correlation coefficients.
Nominated by: DNP

Feng Liu [2011]
University of Utah
Citation: For contributions to the theory of nanostructures and strain-induced nanoscale self-assembly.
Nominated by: DCMP

Hui Chun Liu [2004]
Institute of Microstructural Sciences
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of resonant tunneling and intersubband transitions in semiconductor heterostructures and quantum devices.
Nominated by: FIAP

J. Ping Liu [2013]
University of Texas
Citation: For pioneering work in research on advanced permanent-magnet materials, including innovative work on bottom-up approaches to fabrication of nanocomposite magnets with reduced rare-earth content via novel techniques.
Nominated by: GMAG

Jia-ming Liu [2003]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For contributions to ultrafast nonlinear optical processes and nonlinear dynamics of lasers.
Nominated by: DLS

Jie Liu [2013]
Duke University
Citation: For contributions to nanoscale chemistry, especially the controlled synthesis and chemical modification of carbon nanotubes with enhanced properties for numerous applications.
Nominated by: DMP

Junming Liu [2015]
Nanjing University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the synthesis and characterization of multiferroic materials and other complex transition metal oxides, and to the understanding of physics of rare-earth manganites with multiferroicity and colossal magnetoresistance.
Nominated by: DMP

Kai Liu [2012]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of magnetoresistance effects, exchange bias, and magnetization reversal in magnetic nanostructures
Nominated by: GMAG

Keh-Fei Frank Liu [1997]
University of Kentucky
Citation: For pioneering work in lattice gauge calculations which checked nuclear models quantitatively.
Nominated by: DNP

Kopin Liu [1998]
Academia Sinica
Citation: For major contributions in the study of state and angle-resolved reaction and energy transfer dynamics using molecular beam techniques, in particular, the Doppler selected time-of-flight technique.
Nominated by: DCP

Liu Liu [1976]
Northwestern University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Samuel H Liu [1965]
Iowa State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Chuan-Sheng Liu [1980]
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Citation: None
Nominated by: DPP

W.Vincent Liu [2017]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For elucidating Landau damping of collective excitations in Bose-Einstein condensates, advancing the study of spin-polarized Fermi gases by introducing the concept of breached pair superfluidity, pioneering the theory of higher orbital bands in optical lattices, and working with experimentalists to confirm the theory.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Ying Liu [2006]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the pairing state of the superconductivity in strontium ruthenate and for innovative investigations of the destruction of global phase coherence in superconducting cylinders.
Nominated by: DCMP

Yueqiang Liu [2016]
EURATOM/Culham Centre for Fusion Energy
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the theory and modeling of tokamak plasma response to external nonaxisymmetric magnetic field perturbations and physics of the resistive wall mode and for development of the MARS suite of computational tools to support these studies.
Nominated by: DPP

Arthur Eugene Livingston [1998]
University of Notre Dame
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of relativistic, QED, and Rydberg state atomic structures through the spectroscopy of highly-charged ions, and for precise determinations of excited-state lifetimes involving allowed and forbidden atomic transitions.
Nominated by: DAMOP

James D Livingston [1976]
General Electric R&D Center
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

M Stanley Livingston [1934]
Cornell University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

R S Livingston [1953]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Frederick B Llewellyn [1938]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Stefan Gregory Llewellyn Smith [2017]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For excellence in theoretical fluid mechanics and applied mathematics that has led to several original contributions in geophysical flows and vortex dynamics.
Nominated by: DFD

Christopher H. Llewellyn-Smith [1994]
Oxford University
Citation: For seminal theoretical investigations of deep inelastic scattering and of the high energy behavior of electroweak interactions.
Nominated by: DPF

P E Lloyd [1946]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Seth Lloyd [2007]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of quantum computation and quantum communication and their physical implementations.
Nominated by: DQI

Hoi-Kwong Lo [2018]
University of Toronto
Citation: For numerous fundamental contributions to the theory and practice of quantum cryptography, as well as contributions to the theory of entanglement and quantum communications.
Nominated by: DQI

Christopher John Lobb [1994]
University of Maryland
Citation: For research on phase transitions and complex dynamics in Josephson-junction arrays, unusual vortex dynamics in superconductors, and transport in inhomogeneous media.
Nominated by: DCMP

Frederick Lobkowicz [1984]
No company provided
Citation: For numerous and significant contributions to the field of experimental particle physics, particularly in the areas of photoproduction of hadronic systems, measurement of meson radiactive widths, and direct photon production.
Nominated by: DPF

Gordon L Locher [1932]
Bartol Research Foundation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David John Lockwood [1997]
National Research Council
Citation: For pioneering applications of inelastic light scattering spectroscopy to phase transition dynamics, antiferromagnetic excitations and optical excitations in low-dimensional semiconductors, and for contributions to international physics.
Nominated by: FIP

John A Lockwood [1976]
University of New Hampshire
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAP

Nigel Stuart Lockyer [2000]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of B mesons, including measurements of lifetimes and decay modes and studies of CP violation in the B system.
Nominated by: DPF

Timothy P. Lodge [1993]
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Citation: For incisive experimental work in polymer solution dynamics, particularly in the study of polymer-solvent interactions and on the mechanisms of diffusion.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Abraham Loeb [2015]
Harvard University
Citation: For seminal contributions to several challenging problems in theoretical astrophysics ranging from the emergence of structure formation at the earliest epochs, to the physics of the epoch of reionization, to the use of gamma-ray bursts as cosmic probes, to the use of microlensing to detect planets.
Nominated by: DAP

Leonard B. Loeb [1922]
University of Chicago
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Frank J Loeffler [1977]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

Mathias Loesche [2012]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: For elucidating the structure of phospholipids films and membranes through microscopy and reflectometry
Nominated by: DBIO

Gilda H Loew [1975]
Stanford University Medical School
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DBIO

Gregory A. Loew [1992]
Stanford University
Citation: For his contributions to the design, construction, and operation of linear electron accelerators and associated devices, the understanding of relaxed beam-dynamics phenomena, and experimentation with extremely high RF fields.
Nominated by: DPB

Walter B Loewenstein [1962]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Ralph A Logan [1965]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Eleftherios Mitiadis Logothetis [1990]
Ford Motor Company
Citation: For fundamental work in the study of the optical and conducting properties of materials and for its application to technology through the design and fabrication of new solid-state devices.
Nominated by: DMP

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

W H.T. Loh [1967]
N.A.A. Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David John Lohse [2000]
Exxon Research & Engineering Company
Citation: For important contributions to the fundamental science underlying phase behavior and compatibility in polymeric mixture.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Detlef Lohse [2002]
University of Twente, Netherlands
Citation: For his decisive role in unraveling the mystery of single-bubble sonoluminescence and his ingenuity in developing scaling arguments for turbulent thermal convection.
Nominated by: DFD

Maria Antonietta Loi [2020]
University of Groningen
Citation: For seminal contributions to understanding and manipulating charge transfer and excitonic states in optoelectronic devices.
Nominated by: DMP

Stewart Christian Loken [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For significant contributions to our understanding of the muon nucleon and e+ + e- interactions, and for the development of new computing strategies required for the advancement of particle physics.
Nominated by: DPF

Adolph Lomb [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Peter Sejersen Lomdahl [1995]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his outstanding work on the development and application of large-scale Langevin and Molecular Dynamics simulation techniques to problems in nonlinear condensed matter physics and materials science.
Nominated by: DCOMP

J. Timothy Londergan [2016]
Indiana University Bloomington
Citation: For work on approximate parton symmetries, such as charge and flavor symmetry, and for models of the scattering behavior of quarks and hadrons.
Nominated by: DNP

Fritz London [1941]
Duke University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Richard A. London [1992]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For landmark contributions to the physics of x-ray lasers, including elegant and useful models or target evolution, beam propagation and coherence, and the optical wavelength for biological holography.
Nominated by: DPP

Gabrielle Gibbs Long [1991]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For her sustained and significant contributions to the development and use of X-ray and neutron diffraction and spectroscopic techniques to studies of solids.
Nominated by: DCMP

Gui Long [2011]
Tsinghua University
Citation: For his significant contribution in quantum information, including quantum secure direct communication, distributed quantum communication and quantum search algorithms, and for his important role in advancing physics and development in international physics.
Nominated by: FIP

Lyle Long [2007]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For the advancement and teaching of computational science. In particular, for the use of high performance computers for computational fluid dynamics, aeroacoustics, and rarefied gas dynamics.
Nominated by: DCOMP

A Longacre [1946]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

R L Longini [1956]
Westinghouse Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Conrad L Longmire [1962]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Ellen Longmire [2007]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For innovative experiments in turbulent and particle-laden flows, and the development of new and improved flow diagnostic techniques.
Nominated by: DFD

Michael J Longo [1976]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

Andre Longtin [2003]
University of Ottawa, Canada
Citation: For the development of statistical physics methods to interpret the coding of sensory data by nerve cells.
Nominated by: DBIO

Karl E. Lonngren [1980]
University of Iowa
Citation: None
Nominated by: DPP

Lynn Loo [2012]
Princeton University
Citation: For elucidating the relationships between structure and function in conducting polymers and organic semiconductors, and for applying this understanding to enhance conductor, transistor, and photovoltaic device performance
Nominated by: DPOLY

Turab Lookman [2012]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to the computational physics of materials, complex fluids and nonlinear dynamics
Nominated by: DCOMP

Alfred L Loomis [1928]
Loomis Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

F. W. Loomis [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Chun-Keung Loong [1999]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering work in the development of chopper spectrometers at spallation neutron sources and their exploitation for important problems in materials physics and applied materials science.
Nominated by: DMP

Jorge Lopez [2007]
University of Texas
Citation: For contributions to nuclear physics, in particular for the understanding of the liquid-gas nuclear phase transition, and for support of the development of physics in Latin America through research and development collaborations, organization of symposia, and recruitment of students.
Nominated by: FIP

Jose Luis Moran Lopez [1993]
Saint Peter's College
Citation: For his original contributions to experimental research in superconductivity and to the organization and development of physics in Lain America.
Nominated by: FIP

Ramon E. Lopez [1999]
University of Maryland
Citation: For leadership of the Teacher-Scientist Alliance, for formalizing high-school teacher days at APS meetings, and for numerous other improvements to physics education at all levels.
Nominated by: FED

Jere J Lord [1967]
University of Washington
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Jere Johns Lord [1962]
University of Washington
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Egon Lorenz [1944]
Public Health Service
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Max R Lorenz [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Wolfgang Lorenzon [2010]
University of Michigan
Citation: For his leadership in precision studies of the spin structure of nucleons by polarized electron scattering from polarized targets, particularly the development of precision polarimetry of electron beams and scattering from internal targets.
Nominated by: DNP

Stanislaw Loria [1923]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Duncan Lorimer [2018]
West Virginia University
Citation: For the discovery of fast radio bursts and numerous contributions to pulsar science.
Nominated by: DAP

Wolfgang Losert [2017]
University of Maryland, College Park
Citation: For imaginative studies of complex living systems, and for numerous contributions to understanding dynamical properties of complex systems at the convergence of physics, materials science, and biology.
Nominated by: DBIO

Daniel Loss [2000]
University of Basel
Citation: For theoretical studies of quantum effects in mesoscopic magnets.
Nominated by: DCMP

Helmut K.V. Lotsch [1981]
Springer-Verlag
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Bernard Andre Lotz [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: DPOLY

Despina A. Louca [2014]
University of Virginia
Citation: For demonstration of the importance of the local atomic structure for elucidating the physical properties of complex oxides including the transition metal oxides through neutron scattering using the pair-density-function analysis.
Nominated by: DMP

Terry Lee Loucks [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

John R Loufbourow [1941]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Donald H Loughridge [1939]
University of Washington
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Steven G. Louie [1986]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the electronic and structural properties of condensed matter through innovative quantum mechanical calculations on bulk solids, surfaces, chemisorption systems, solid-solid interfaces, and defects in solids.
Nominated by: DCMP

William C Louis [2003]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his significant contributions to neutrino physics through the invention and application of the technique of weakly scintillating mineral-oil detectors
Nominated by: DNP

William H Louisell [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Olli Viktor Lounasmaa [1986]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to experimental low-temperature physics, especially to nuclear cooling liquid 3He as a practical method, and to the discovery and measurement of nuclear ordering in metallic copper.
Nominated by: DCMP

Carlos Lousto [2012]
Rochester Institute of Technology
Citation: For his important contributions at the interface between perturbation theory and numerical relativity and in understanding how to simulate binary black holes
Nominated by: DGRAV

Frank J Lovas [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCP

Ralph H Lovberg [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

Sherwin T. Love [1999]
Purdue University
Citation: For the introduction and calculation of electron-positron annihilation energy-energy correlations in quantum chromodynamics and for contributions to the study of dynamical symmetry breaking in quantum field theory.
Nominated by: DPF

William A Love [1973]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

William G Love [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPOLY

Richard V.E. Lovelace [2002]
Cornell University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the physics of astrophysical jets and disks, the discovery of the period of the Crab Nebula pulsar, and the study of turbulence in the interplanetary medium.
Nominated by: GPAP

Humbolt W Loverenz [1941]
RCA Manufacturing Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Andrew J. Lovinger [1983]
National Science Foundation
Citation: For outstanding contributions to understanding of the structure and properties of crystalline polymers, and particularly of the ferroelectric polymer, poly-(vinylidene fluoride).
Nominated by: DPOLY

Per-Olov Lowdin [1965]
University of Uppsala
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Irving J Lowe [1974]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics
Nominated by: DCMP

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

Micah Lowenthal [2016]
National Academy of Sciences
Citation: For leadership to establish constructive dialogue between U.S. scientists and their counterparts in Russia, China, India, and other countries regarding technical cooperation on nuclear arms control and nonproliferation.
Nominated by: FPS

Douglas Henderson Lowndes [1984]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to condensed matter physics, specifically by experiments on the electronic structure of metals and by time-resolves spectroscopic studies of semiconductors.
Nominated by: DCMP

E F Lowry [1956]
Sylvania Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Michael M.T. Loy [1989]
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Citation: For his decisive experiments involving the interaction of laser radiation with matter and surfaces. In particular for his experimental demonstrations of the moving focus, and two-photon adiabatic inversions, and his optical, state-selective measurements of molecular scattering from surfaces.
Nominated by: DLS

Sudarshan K Loyolka [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DFD

W Wallace Lozier [1935]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Chih-Yuan Lu [2004]
Macronix International Co., Ltd
Citation: For contributions to the science and technology of semiconductor integrated-circuit technology.
Nominated by: FIAP

Donghui Lu [2019]
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to the development of synchrotron-based angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy and the resultant understanding of quantum materials, especially iron and copper based superconductors.
Nominated by: DMP

H. Peter Lu [2014]
Bowling Green State University
Citation: For his significant contributions to the quantitative understanding of protein dynamics, in particular, in enzymatic reactions by developing novel single-molecule spectroscopy and methodology.
Nominated by: DBIO

Li Lu [2012]
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Citation: For contributions to experimental studies of mesoscopic and nanoscale electronic materials, and for leadership in promoting international scientific collaborations
Nominated by: FIP

Toh-Ming Lu [1994]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For his outstanding, long time contributions in advancing the theory and practice of using diffraction techniques, particularly low-energy electron diffraction, to study the ordering of surfaces, overlayers, and thin film growth fronts.
Nominated by: DMP

Zheng-Tian Lu [2006]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For development of the Atom Trap Trace Analysis technique and its subsequent application to radiokrypton dating of ancient groundwater and measurement of the charge radii of short-lived nuclei.
Nominated by: GPMFC

Marshall Luban [2007]
Iowa State University
Citation: For long-term significant contributions to condensed matter theory, including pioneering work on the Lifshitz multicritical point, on Bloch oscillations of electrons in semiconductor superlattices, and the modeling of magnetic molecules.
Nominated by: DCMP

Henry Lubatti [1969]
University of Washington
Citation: Not Available
Nominated by:

Michael S. Lubell [1992]
City College of New York
Citation: For his activity in Atomic and Nuclear Physics, pioneering the use of polarized electrons as projectiles in new scattering experiments, and for his numerous activities on behalf of the atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics community.
Nominated by: DAMOP

David K. Lubensky [2018]
University of Michigan
Citation: For seminal applications of ideas from statistical and nonlinear physics to understand complex biological systems, including in particular cyanobacterial circadian clocks and diverse examples of animal development.
Nominated by: DBIO

Tom C. Lubensky [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: DCMP

Philip I. Lubin [2000]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For pioneering studies of the cosmic background radiation in various experiments both from the ground and in space that have given us new understanding of the earliest moments of the universe and the origin of its large scale structure that we see today.
Nominated by: DAP

Fred Everett Luborsky [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to magnetic materials research to promote our understanding of permanent magnet behavior, computer memories, and amorphous materials, particularly for transformers and high temperature superconductors for power applications.
Nominated by: FIAP

Thomas Benjamin Lucatorto [1983]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For leadership in atomic physics, especially in joining laser techniques with conventional VUV spectroscopy to provide new fundamental studies of atoms and ions.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Robert Lucchese [2016]
Texas A&M University
Citation: For his contributions to the theory, numerical treatment, and understanding of molecular photoionization processes, with seminal developments in body-frame scattering, molecular imaging, and strongfield rescattering.
Nominated by: DAMOP

John S Luce [1961]
Aerojet-General Nucleonics
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John S Luce [1961]
San Ramon, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Timothy C Luce [2004]
General Atomics
Citation: For definitive experimental investigation and analysis of key physics across a broad range of issues in magnetically confined plasmas, especially the physics of high power waves in plasmas, the establishment of nondimensional scaling properties, and the d.
Nominated by: DPP

Paolo Luchini [2009]
Universita di Salerno
Citation: For the exploration of both electrodynamics and fluid dynamics with an interdisciplinary command of mathematical and numerical approaches and a balanced attention to basic physical issues and practical applicability.
Nominated by: DFD

Gerald Lucovsky [1976]
Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Rudolf Ludeke [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Thomas W. Ludlam [2008]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his contribution to the establishment of the scientific program for the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at Brookhaven National Laboratory and for his leadership in the design and construction of the RHIC detectors.
Nominated by: DNP

Andreas W. Ludwig [2018]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of criticality, disorder, and topological phases of matter.
Nominated by: DCMP

Gerald W Ludwig [1961]
General Electric
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Richard M. Lueptow [2008]
Northwestern University
Citation: For careful experiments and simulations in a broad range of areas including granular flow, Taylor Couette flow, physical acoustics, turbulent flow, membrane filtration, and sprays as well as noteworthy service to the Division of Fluid Dynamics.
Nominated by: DFD

Luigi A. Lugiato [1992]
University of Insubria
Citation: For fundamental theoretical contributions to the field of Quantum Optics and Statistical Mechanics, and especially superfluorescence, optical, bistability, and optical instabilities.
Nominated by: DAMOP

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

Overton Luhr [1940]
Union College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Erik Luijten [2013]
Northwestern University
Citation: For the development of algorithms that greatly accelerate the simulation of condensed-matter systems and for their application in elucidating the behavior of a broad range of self-assembly phenomena.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Kam Biu Luk [1997]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to precision measurements of hyperon properties and studies of heavy-quark production in proton-nucleus collisions, and for leadership in pursuing novel approaches aimed at studying fundamental problems.
Nominated by: DPF

Graeme Luke [2008]
McMaster University
Citation: For the study of exotic magnetism and superconductivity using muon spin rotation techniques.
Nominated by: DCMP

Michael Luke [2009]
University of Toronto
Citation: For seminal contributions to the phenomenological understanding of heavy quark decays, providing experimentalists with the tools needed to make precision measurements of several fundamental parameters in the Standard Model.
Nominated by: DPF

James E. Lukens [1999]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For the application of the Josephson effect to the study of fundamental physical problems and the development of advanced electronic devices.
Nominated by: DCMP

Patrick Lukens [2011]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For his significant contributions to the success of the CDF II experiment. In particular for the leadership role he played during the construction, installation and data-taking operations and for the data analyses he spearheaded and published, including the observation of three new baryons that carry b-quark and their precision determination of their masses.
Nominated by: DPF

Mikhail Lukin [2010]
Harvard University
Citation: For theoretical and experimental work in quantum optics, quantum information, and at the interface between atomic physics and condensed matter.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Alexander Henderson Lumpkin [2006]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For his pioneering work in the time-resolved imaging of particle and photon beams, which has led to a better understanding of the dynamics of accelerator and photon source related physical processes.
Nominated by: DPB

Mark Lumsden [2015]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of magnetism in iron-based superconductors using neutron scattering techniques.
Nominated by: DCMP

Cecilia Lunardini [2020]
Arizona State University
Citation: "For outstanding contributions to nuclear and neutrino astrophysics, in particular to the theoretical analysis of supernova neutrino propagation and prospects for detection."
Nominated by: DNP

Byron Gene Lundberg [2001]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For his leadership of the experiment which gave the first direct evidence for the tau neutrino.
Nominated by: DPF

John L Lundberg [1972]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPOLY

Stephen R. Lundeen [1990]
Colorado State University
Citation: For developing new experimental techniques which reveal, with unprecedented precision, the fine structure of high-angular-momentum Rydberg states of atoms and molecules.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Thomas S. Lundgren [1994]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For his numerous creative contributions to fluid mechanics, in particular, his derivation of the equations which describe probability densities in turbulence and his spiral vortex model of small scale turbulence.
Nominated by: DFD

Bengt I. Lundqvist [2004]
Chalmers University of Technology
Citation: For his contributions to the fundamentals and methods of density functional theory and its application to the study of materials and their surfaces.
Nominated by: DMP

Mark Steven Lundstrom [2000]
Purdue University
Citation: For insights into the physics of carrier transport in small semiconductor devices and the development of simple, conceptual models for nanoscale transistors.
Nominated by: FIAP

Alan Cooper Luntz [1992]
University of Southern Denmark, Odense
Citation: For the application of laser and molecular beam techniques to gas phase dynamics, especially oxygen atom chemical reactions, and as a participant in introducing these techniques to molecule-surface dynamics.
Nominated by: DCP

Li-Shi Luo [2010]
Old Dominion University
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the theoretical understanding and applications of the lattice Boltzmann equation and other kinetic methods.
Nominated by: DFD

Serge Luryi [1993]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For theory of electron transport in low-dimensional systems and invention of novel electron devices.
Nominated by: DCMP

Edgar Luscher [1974]
University of Munchen
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Vera G. Luth [1984]
Stanford University
Citation: For Contributions to the discovery of new particles and to the determination of their properties.
Nominated by: DPF

Gabriel Luther [1995]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his ingenious and precise measurements of the Newtonian gravitational constant and for contributions to the determination of the velocity of light.
Nominated by: GPMFC

Zaida Ann Luthey-Schulten [2000]
University of Illinois
Citation: For her contributions to the field of protein folding including elucidating its basic mechanism and developing optimized energy functions for protein structure prediction.
Nominated by: DBIO

Norbert Lutkenhaus [2017]
University of Waterloo, Canada
Citation: For pioneering theoretical contributions to the fields of quantum secure communications and optical quantum information processing.
Nominated by: DQI

J M Luttinger [1953]
University of Wisconsin
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Fritz Luty [1972]
University of Utah
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Alenka Luzar [2008]
Virginia Commonwealth University
Citation: For her elegant and pioneering contributions to fundamental theory of aqueous interfaces, dynamics of hydrogen bonds in condensed phase systems, phase behavior of confined water, and kinetics of aqueous self-assembly.
Nominated by: DCP

Joseph W. Lyding [1997]
University of Illinois
Citation: For contributions to STM-based nanofabrication schemes using hydrogen and deuterium on silicon.
Nominated by: DCMP

Joseph David Lykken [1999]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to both the formal and phenomenological aspects of string theory and his work in string model building and the physical implications of supersymmetry.
Nominated by: DPF

E M Lyman [1946]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David W Lynch [1965]
Iowa State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David W Lynch [1972]
Iowa State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

William Gregory Lynch [1996]
Michigan State University
Citation: For his pioneering investigations of fragmentation and multifragmentation and his contributions to the understanding of non-equilibrium processes in nuclear collisions.
Nominated by: DNP

Claude M. Lyneis [1999]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his fundamental contributions and recognized leadership in the development of ion source technology (especially ECR sources) which enabled new and exciting cutting-edge science to be carried out.
Nominated by: DNP

Jeffrey Whidden Lynn [1992]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For his contributions to the study of magnetism and magnetic excitations in solids using neutron scattering.
Nominated by: DCMP

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

Peter B. Lyons [2002]
Science And Technology Advisor to Senator Domenici
Citation: For outstanding contributions to science policy in the United States, exemplary leadership in management of research and development at Los Alamos National Laboratory, and significant wide-ranging research on optical fibers.
Nominated by: FPS

W J Lyons [1945]
Firestone
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert Lysak [2013]
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the theory of Alfven wave processes, including kinetic effects, their role in magnetosphere ionosphere coupling in planetary magnetospheres and development of global models of MHD wave processes in dipolar geometries.
Nominated by: DPP

Farrel Wayne Lytle [1984]
No company provided
Citation: For his pioneering role in the development and application of Extended X-ray Absorption edge Fine Structure(EXZFS.
Nominated by: DCMP

Marjatta A. Lyyra [2005]
Temple University
Citation: For the development of multi-resonance laser spectroscopic technique for facilitating large inter-nuclear distance molecular excitation with state selectivity and for probing coherence effects in molecular systems.
Nominated by: DLS