Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1973
Leo Esaki, Ivar Giaever, Brian D. Josephson

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Leo Esaki - Facts

Leo Esaki

Leo Esaki

Born: 12 March 1925, Osaka, Japan

Affiliation at the time of the award: IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA

Prize motivation: "for their experimental discoveries regarding tunneling phenomena in semiconductors and superconductors, respectively"

Field: condensed matter physics, semiconductors

Prize share: 1/4

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