APS Fellow Archive

The APS Fellow Archive is an historic record of every APS Fellow, from 1921 to the present. The details contained in the archive are intended to document an individual's institutional affiliation at the time of their election to Fellowship, and is not updated to reflect current information. For a current listing of an APS Fellow who is still an active member, or to search your institution for current APS Fellows, please use the APS Member Directory. For questions about the Fellows Archive, please contact Janay Oliver, APS Membership and Fellowship Specialist, at fellowship@aps.org.

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

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

La Haye, Robert J [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Laane, Jaan [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: Division of Chemical Physics

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

LaBella, Vincent P. [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: Forum on Education

LaBombard, Brian L. [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lach, Joseph T. [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Lackner, Karl [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: Forum on International Physics

Ladanyi, Branka Maria [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Ladd, Anthony [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: Division of Computational Physics

Ladenburg, Rudolf [1931]
University of Berlin
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lafferty, James M [1961]
General Electric
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Laflamme, Raymond [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: Division of Quantum Information

Lagally, Max G. [1980]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lagemann, R T [1957]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lagendijk, Ad [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: Forum on International Physics

Lagg, Victor E [1938]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Laguna, Pablo [2008]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For his various contributions to numerical relativity and computational astrophysics.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Lahiri, Syamal Kumar [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: Forum on International Physics

Lai, Ying-Cheng [1999]
Arizona State University
Citation: For his many contributions to the fundamentals of nonlinear dynamics and chaos.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Laibowitz, Robert B. [1980]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lakhtakia, Akhlesh [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: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Lakshminarayanan, Vasudevan [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: Forum on International Physics

Lam, Nghi Quoc [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.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lamar, Edward S [1935]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lamb, Donald Quincy [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: Division of Astrophysics

Lamb, Frederick K. [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: Division of Astrophysics

Lamb, Richard C. [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: Division of Astrophysics

Lamb, Willis E, Jr. [1938]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lambe, John J [1959]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lambert, Steven [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: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Lambrecht, Walter R.L. [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: Division of Materials Physics

Lambropoulos, Peter P [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

LaMer, Victor K [1931]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lamoreaux, Steve Keith [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: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Lampe, Frederick W [1970]
Penn State University
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Lampe, Martine [1981]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Lampert, Murray A [1964]
RCA Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lampi, E E [1957]
University of Minnesota
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lanczos, C [1945]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lanczos, Cornelius [1932]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Landahl, Andrew J. [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: Division of Quantum Information

Landahl, Marten T [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Landau, David P [1976]
University of Georgia
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Landau, Rubin Harold [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: Division of Computational Physics

Landauer, Rolf W [1959]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lande, Alfred [1934]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lande, Alfred [1969]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lande, Kenneth [1966]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Landel, Robert F [1970]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Landen, Otto Lamotte [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lander, Gerard H. [1980]
EITU
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lander, J J [1967]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lander, Richard L [1972]
University of California, Davis
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Landman, Uzi [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lando, Jerome B [1976]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Landry, Michael [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: Division of Gravitational Physics

Landsberg, Greg L. [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Lane, C T [1942]
Yale University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lane, Kenneth D. [1990]
Boston University
Citation: For original contributions to the theory of electroweak symmetry breaking and Supercollider physics.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Lane, Neal F [1973]
Rice University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lane, Raymond O [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Lang, Karol [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Lang, Norton D [1978]
IBM at Yorktown Heights
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Lang, Robert J. [1928]
University of Alberta
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Langacker, Paul G. [1986]
Institute for Advanced Study
Citation: For his contributions to our understanding of modern elementary particle theory and its empirical validity.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Langdon, Allan B. [1980]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: None
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Lange, Andrew E. [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: Division of Astrophysics

Langenberg, Donald Newton [1966]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Langer, Dietrich W.J. [1972]
Aerospace Research Laboratory
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optic Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Langer, James Stephen [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Langer, Lawrence M [1941]
Indiana University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Langer, R M [1931]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Langmuir, David B [1941]
RCA Manufacturing Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Langreth, David Chapman [1981]
Rutgers University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Langsdorf, A S [1947]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lankford, Andrew J. [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Lannin, Jeffrey S. [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: Division of Materials Physics

Lanou, Robert, Jr. [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Lanza, Richard C. [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: Forum on Physics and Society

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

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

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

Lapidus, I Richard [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: Division of Biological Physics

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

Lapp, Marshall [1973]
General Electric Company
Citation: Also approved by CP
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Larach, Simon [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Laradji, Mohamed [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: Division of Computational Physics

Larbalestier, David C. [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: Division of Materials Physics

Lark-Horovitz, Karl [1931]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Larkin, Michael I. [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: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Larsen, David M [1975]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Larson, Daniel John [1988]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For the discovery and interpretation of the effects of magnetic fields on photodetachment and nuclear moments.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Larson, John Grant [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: American Physical Society

Larson, Ronald Gary [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: Division of Polymer Physics

Larson, Shane [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: Forum Outreach & Engaging Public

Lasheras, Juan C. [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lasinski, Barbara F. [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Laslett, L Jackson [1941]
Indiana University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lasser, Marvin E [1963]
Dresher, Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lassila, Kenneth E [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Laster, Howard J [1967]
University of Maryland
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Laster, Howard J [1966]
University of Maryland
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Laszewski, Ronald Martin [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Lathrop, Daniel Perry [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: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Lattimer, James Michael [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: Division of Astrophysics

Lau, Chun Ning [2017]
The 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: Division of Materials Physics

Lau, Shu Ping [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: Division of Materials Physics

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

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

Laubert, Roman [1980]

Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

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

Lauer, Eugene J [1962]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lauga, Eric [2016]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For outstanding theoretical contributions to a wide variety of low-Reynolds-number biological flows.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Laughlin, J S [1949]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Laughlin, Robert Bettes [1998]
Stanford University
Citation: For discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with fractionally charged excitations.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Laughlin, Robert B. [1986]
Affiliation not available
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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Laurie, Victor W [1976]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Lauritsen, Charles C [1931]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lauritsen, Thomas [1949]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lauritzen, John I, Jr. [1970]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Lavatelli, Leo S [1961]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lavrentovich, O [2015]
Kent State University
Citation: For exceptional contributions to the physics of liquid crystals and related soft matter.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Soft Matter

Law, Bruce [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Law, Chung King [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lawler, James Edward [1992]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For contributions to the development of Optogalvanic Spectroscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Lawrence, Ernest O. [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lawrence, George M [1970]
Douglas Advanced Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

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

Laws, Priscilla W [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: Forum on Education

Lawson, Andrew W [1944]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lawson, J L [1945]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lawson, Robert D [1962]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lawton, Elliott J [1960]
General Electric Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lax, Benjamin [1957]
Lincoln
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Laxdal, Robert E. [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: Division of Physics of Beams

Layer, Howard Paul [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: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

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

Lazar, Norman H [1965]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lazarian, Alex [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: Topical Group in Plasma Astrophysics

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

Lazzarini, Albert [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: Division of Gravitational Physics

Le Gal, Patrice [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lea, Kenneth R [1970]
Yale University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

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

Leachman, Robert B [1960]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Leaderman, Herbert [1958]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Leaf, Boris [1963]
Kansas State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Leal, Leslie Gary [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

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

Lebed, Richard [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: Topical Group on Hadronic Physics

Lebedev, Sergey [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lebedev, Valeri [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: Division of Physics of Beams

LeBlanc, Marcel A.R. [1975]
University of Ottowa
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Leboeuf, Jean-Noel Georges [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lebow, I L [1957]
Lincoln
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lebowitz, Joel L [1966]
Yeshiva University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lebowitz, Norman R. [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Leburton, Jean-Pierre [1999]
University of Illinois
Citation: For development of methods for solving the electronic structure of quantum dots.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lederman, Leon M [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Lee, Adrian [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: Division of Astrophysics

Lee, Benjamin W [1967]
Univerity of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lee, David Morris [1981]
Cornell University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lee, Dean J. [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: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

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

Lee, Edward Kyung-Chai [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Lee, Edward Prentiss [1980]
No Company Provided
Citation: None
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Lee, El-Hang [2005]
Inha University
Citation: For contributions to optical and semiconductor physics and applications in electronic, optoelectronic, photonic and optical communication technologies.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Lee, Ho Nyung [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: Division of Materials Physics

Lee, I Yang [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Lee, Jae Koo [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lee, Ka Yee C. [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: Division of Biological Physics

Lee, Kenneth [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lee, Kenneth [1975]
IBM Monterey, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lee, Linwood L, Jr. [1972]
State University of New York
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Lee, M. Howard [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: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Lee, Mark [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lee, Patrick A. [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Lee, Sang Joon [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lee, Seung [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: Forum on International Physics

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

Lee, Shyh-Yuan [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: Division of Physics of Beams

Lee, Siu Au [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: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Lee, T D [1960]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lee, Timothy Joseph [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Lee, Ting-Kuo [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lee, Tsung-Shung Harry [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Lee, W. W. [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lee, Yee-Chun [1981]
University of Maryland
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Lee, Yong Yung [1976]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Lee, Yoonseok [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lee, Yuan Tseh [1976]
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Lee, Yuan-Pern [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Lee-Franzini, Juliet [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: Division of Physics of Beams

Leemann, Christoph W. [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: Division of Physics of Beams

Leemans, Wim Pieter [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: Division of Physics of Beams

Leff, Harvey S [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: Forum on Education

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

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

LeGoues, Francoise K. [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: Division of Materials Physics

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

Legvold, Sam [1961]
Iowa State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

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

Lehmann, Kevin K. [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Lehmberg, Robert Henry [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lehner, Luis [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: Division of Gravitational Physics

Lehnert, Konrad [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: Division of Quantum Information

Lehovec, Kurt [1954]
Sprague Electric
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Leibfried, Dietrich [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: Division of Quantum Information

Leibler, Stanislas [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: Division of Biological Physics

Leibovich, Adam K [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Leibovich, Sidney [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Leibowitz, Jack R. [1980]
No Company Provided
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Leigh, Robert G. [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Leighton, Chris [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: Topical Group on Magnetism

Leiss, James E [1972]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Leitch, Michael J. [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Leith, Cecil Eldon [1964]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

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

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

Lele, Sanjiva Keshava [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lemonick, Aaron [1964]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lempert, Robert J [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: Forum on Physics and Society

Lempert, Walter [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lempicki, Aleksander [1965]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lengyel, Bela A [1963]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

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

Lenz, Frieder [1993]
Univ Erlangen Nuernberg
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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Lenzen, Victor F [1931]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Leon, Melvin [1974]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Leonard, Anthony [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Leonard, Anthony W. [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Leonard, Bowen Rado, Jr. [1960]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Leone, Stephen R [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Lepage, Gerard Peter [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Lerch, Irving A. [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: Forum on International Physics

Lesar, Richard A. [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: Division of Materials Physics

Lesko, Kevin Thomas [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Lessen, Martin [1971]
roc]
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Fluid Dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Lester, H H [1931]
Watertown Aresenal
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lester, Marsha I. [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: Division of Laser Science

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

Lett, Paul David [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: Division of Laser Science

Leung, Ka-Ngo [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Levchenko, Andre [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: Division of Biological Physics

Levenson, Marc David [1986]
No Company Provided
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: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Leventhal, Jacob J [1977]
University of Missouri
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Leventhal, Marvin [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: Division of Astrophysics

Levi, Barbara Goss [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: Forum on Physics and Society

Levi, Michael Edward [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Leviatan, Amiram [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Levin, Frank S. [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Levin, Ira W. [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: Division of Biological Physics

Levin, Ira W. [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Levin, Janna [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: American Physical Society

Levin, Kathryn [1991]
University of Chicago
Citation: For her contributions to our understanding of strongly interacting Fermion systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Levine, Barry Franklin [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Levine, Herbert [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Levine, Howard B [1972]
Virginia Polytechnic University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Levine, Judah [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: American Physical Society

Levine, Michael Jerry [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: Division of Computational Physics

Levine, Raphael D. [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: Division of Chemical Physics

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

Levinger, J S [1956]
Louisiana State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Levinger, Nancy Ellen [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Levinson, Carl A [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Levinson, Yehoshua [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: Forum on International Physics

Levinthal, Elliott Charles [1981]
Stanford University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Levinton, Fred M. [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Levis, Robert J. [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Levy, Donald H [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

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

Levy, Mel Philip [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Levy, Paul Warren [1961]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

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

Lewandowski, Heather J. [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: Forum on Education

Lewellen, John W [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: Division of Physics of Beams

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

Lewin, Walter H. G. [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: Division of Astrophysics

Lewis, Aaron [1980]
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Citation: None Provided.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Lewis, Brenton Raymond [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: Forum on International Physics

Lewis, George N. [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: Forum on Physics and Society

Lewis, H W [1953]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lewis, Harold Walter [1960]
Duke University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lewis, Harold Ralph [1981]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

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

Lewis, Laura H. [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: Topical Group on Magnetism

Lewis, Robert R. [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: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Lewy-Bertaut, Erwin Felix [1981]
CNRS
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Li, Bao-An [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: Forum on International Physics

Li, Baowen [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: Forum on International Physics

Li, Chikang [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: Division of Plasma Physics

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

Li, Derun [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: Forum on International Physics

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

Li, Hui [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: Topical Group in Plasma Astrophysics

Li, James Chen-Min [1980]

Citation: None
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Li, Ju [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: Division of Materials Physics

Li, Ling-Fong [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Li, Qi [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: Division of Materials Physics

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

Li, Xiaoqin [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: Division of Laser Science

Li, Xiuling [2018]
University of Illinois at 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: Division of Materials Physics

Lian, Tianquan [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Liang, Edison Parktak [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: Division of Astrophysics

Liang, Keng S. [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Libby, Paul A [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Libby, Stephen Bernard [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: American Physical Society

Liberman, Michael A. [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: Forum on International Physics

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

Libowitz, George G [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lichten, William W [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lichtenstadt, Jechiel [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Lidar, Daniel [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: Division of Quantum Information

Liddel, Urner [1946]
Office of Naval Research
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Liddle, James [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: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Lide, David R, Jr. [1962]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lidofsky, Leon J [1963]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

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

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

Liebling, Steven L. [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: Division of Gravitational Physics

Liebovitch, Larry S. [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: Division of Biological Physics

Liebson, Sidney H [1960]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Liewer, Paulett Creyke [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: Division of Computational Physics

Lifshitz, Ron [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: Division of Materials Physics

Ligeti, Zoltan [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Light, John C [1976]
University of Chicago
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Lightbody, John W. [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Lightman, Alan P. [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: Division of Astrophysics

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

Lim, Edward C. [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Lim, Teck-kah [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: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

Limat, Laurent [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Limon, Peter J. [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Lin, Anthony Tung-hsu [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lin, C C [1962]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Lin, Ching-Long [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lin, Chun Chia [1965]
University of Oklahoma
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lin, Eric [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: Division of Polymer Physics

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

Lin, Jingyu [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: Division of Materials Physics

Lin, Robert P. [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: Topical Group in Plasma Astrophysics

Lin, Shawn-Yu [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: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

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

Lin, Yu [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lin, Zhihong [2006]
University of California
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: Division of Plasma Physics

Linan, Amable [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lincoln, Don [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: Forum Outreach & Engaging Public

Lind, D L [1953]
University of Wisconsin
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Lindau, Ingolf [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lindblom, Lee A. [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: Division of Gravitational Physics

Linden, Paul Frederick [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lindenbaum, Seymour J [1962]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lindenberg, Katja [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Lindenfeld, Peter [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lindenmeyer, Paul H [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

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

Lindgren, Ingvar Per Kare [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: Forum on International Physics

Lindl, John Douglas [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lindle, Dennis W. [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: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Lindsay, George A. [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lindsay, Robert B [1929]
Yale University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lindsay, Stuart Martin [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: Division of Biological Physics

Lineberger, William C [1973]
JILA
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Linford, Rulon K [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Ling, Xinsheng Sean [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lingenfelter, Richard Emery [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: Division of Astrophysics

Linnemann, James T. [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Linsker, Ralph [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: Division of Biological Physics

Linsley, John [1964]
University of New Mexico
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Linvingood, John J [1938]
Harvard University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lipari, Nunzio O [1977]
Xerox Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lipschultz, Bruce [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: Division of Plasma Physics

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

Lipton, Ronald [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Lipworth, Edgar [1966]
Brandeis University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lisa, Michael Annan [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Liska, J W [1949]
Firestone
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Liss, Tony Michael [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: Division of Particles and Fields

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

Lister, John [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lisy, James Michael [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: Division of Chemical Physics

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

Litchenberg, Don B [1967]
Indiana University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Litchinitser, Natalia M. [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: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

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

Litster, James David [1981]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Litt, Morton [1980]

Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Littauer, Raphael M. [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: Division of Physics of Beams

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

Little, Noel C [1931]
Bowdoin College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Littlejohn, Robert Grayson [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: Division of Plasma Physics

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

Litvinenko, Vladimir N [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: Division of Physics of Beams

Litwin, Christof [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Liu, Amy [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: Division of Computational Physics

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

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

Liu, Chen-Yu [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

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

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

Liu, Hui Chun [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: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Liu, J. Ping [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: Topical Group on Magnetism

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

Liu, Jie [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: Division of Materials Physics

Liu, Joseph T. C. [1984]
Brown University
Citation: For original and significant theoretical contributions in integrating and concepts of large scale turbulent structure into quantitative calculations of developing shear flows and their noise production.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Liu, Junming [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: Division of Materials Physics

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

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

Liu, Kopin [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Liu, Liu [1976]
Northwestern University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Liu, Samuel H [1965]
Iowa State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Liu, W.Vincent [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: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Liu, Ying [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Liu, Yueqiang [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Livingston, Arthur Eugene [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: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Livingston, James D [1976]
General Electric R&D Center
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Livingston, M Stanley [1934]
Cornell University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Llewellyn, Frederick B [1938]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Llewellyn Smith, Stefan Gregory [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

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

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

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

Lo, Hoi-Kwong [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: Division of Quantum Information

Lobb, Christopher John [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lobkowicz, Frederick [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Locher, Gordon L [1932]
Bartol Research Foundation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lockwood, David John [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: Forum on International Physics

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

Lockyer, Nigel Stuart [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Lodge, Timothy P. [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: Division of Polymer Physics

Loeb, Abraham [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: Division of Astrophysics

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

Loeffler, Frank J [1977]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

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

Loew, Gilda H [1975]
Stanford University Medical School
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Loew, Gregory A. [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: Division of Physics of Beams

Loewenstein, Walter B [1962]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Logan, Ralph A [1965]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Logothetis, Eleftherios Mitiadis [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: Division of Materials Physics

Loh, Eugene C. [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: Division of Particles and Fields

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

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

Lohse, Detlef [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Loken, Stewart Christian [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Lomb, Adolph [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lomdahl, Peter Sejersen [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: Division of Computational Physics

Londergan, J. Timothy [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

London, Fritz [1941]
Duke University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

London, Richard A. [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Long, Gabrielle Gibbs [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Long, Gui [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: Forum on International Physics

Long, Lyle [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: Division of Computational Physics

Longacre, A [1946]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Longini, R L [1956]
Westinghouse Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Longmire, Ellen [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Longo, Michael J [1976]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Longtin, Andre [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: Division of Biological Physics

Lonngren, Karl E. [1980]
University of Iowa
Citation: None
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Loo, Lynn [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: Division of Polymer Physics

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

Loomis, Alfred L [1928]
Loomis Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Loomis, F. W. [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Loong, Chun-Keung [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: Division of Materials Physics

Lopez, Jorge [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: Forum on International Physics

Lopez, Jose Luis Moran [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: Forum on International Physics

Lopez, Ramon E. [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: Forum on Education

Lord, Jere Johns [1962]
University of Washington
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lord, Jere J [1967]
University of Washington
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lorenz, Egon [1944]
Public Health Service
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lorenz, Max R [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lorenzon, Wolfgang [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Loria, Stanislaw [1923]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Losert, Wolfgang [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: Division of Biological Physics

Loss, Daniel [2000]
University of Basel
Citation: For theoretical studies of quantum effects in mesoscopic magnets.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

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

Louca, Despina A. [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: Division of Materials Physics

Loucks, Terry Lee [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Loughridge, Donald H [1939]
University of Washington
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Louis, William C [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Louisell, William H [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lounasmaa, Olli Viktor [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lousto, Carlos [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: Division of Gravitational Physics

Lovas, Frank J [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Lovberg, Ralph H [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Love, Sherwin T. [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Love, William A [1973]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Love, William G [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Lovelace, Richard V.E. [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: Topical Group in Plasma Astrophysics

Loverenz, Humbolt W [1941]
RCA Manufacturing Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lovinger, Andrew J. [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: Division of Polymer Physics

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

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

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

Lowenthal, Micah [2016]
National Academies of Science
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: Forum on Physics and Society

Lowndes, Douglas Henderson [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lowry, E F [1956]
Sylvania Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Loy, Michael M.T. [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: Division of Laser Science

Loyolka, Sudarshan K [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lozier, W Wallace [1935]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Lu, H. Peter [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: Division of Biological Physics

Lu, Li [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: Forum on International Physics

Lu, Toh-Ming [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: Division of Materials Physics

Lu, Zheng-Tian [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: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Luban, Marshall [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lubell, Michael S. [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: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Lubensky, David K. [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: Division of Biological Physics

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

Lubin, Philip I. [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: Division of Astrophysics

Luborsky, Fred Everett [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: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Lucatorto, Thomas Benjamin [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: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Lucchese, Robert [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: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

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

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

Luce, Timothy C [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Luchini, Paolo [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lucovsky, Gerald [1976]
Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Ludeke, Rudolf [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Ludlam, Thomas W. [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

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

Ludwig, Gerald W [1961]
General Electric
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lueptow, Richard M. [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lugiato, Luigi A. [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: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Luhmann, Neville Clinton, Jr [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Luhr, Overton [1940]
Union College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Luijten, Erik [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: Division of Computational Physics

Luk, Kam Biu [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: Division of Particles and Fields

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

Luke, Michael [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Lukens, James E. [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lukens, Patrick [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: Division of Particles and Fields

Lukin, Mikhail [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: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Lumpkin, Alexander Henderson [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: Division of Physics of Beams

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

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

Lundberg, John L [1972]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Lundeen, Stephen R. [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: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Lundgren, Thomas S. [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lundqvist, Bengt I. [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: Division of Materials Physics

Lundstrom, Mark Steven [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: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Luntz, Alan Cooper [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: Division of Chemical Physics

Luo, Li-Shi [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: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Luryi, Serge [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Luscher, Edgar [1974]
University of Munchen
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Luther, Gabriel [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: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Luthey-Schulten, Zaida Ann [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: Division of Biological Physics

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

Luttinger, J M [1953]
University of Wisconsin
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Luty, Fritz [1972]
University of Utah
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Luzar, Alenka [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: Division of Chemical Physics

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

Lykken, Joseph David [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: Division of Particles and Fields

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

Lynch, David W [1972]
Iowa State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lynch, William Gregory [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Lyneis, Claude M. [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: Division of Nuclear Physics

Lynn, Jeffrey Whidden [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lynn, Kelvin G. [1988]
Washington State University
Citation: For developing variable energy positron beams for studying solid surfaces and interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lyons, Kenneth B. [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lyons, Peter B. [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: Forum on Physics and Society

Lyons, W J [1945]
Firestone
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Lysak, Robert [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: Division of Plasma Physics

Lytle, Farrel Wayne [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: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lyyra, Marjatta A. [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: Division of Laser Science

Léonard, François [2016]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For fundamental studies of the physics of nanoscale electronic devices.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics