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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Ivar Giaever - Facts

Ivar Giaever

Ivar Giaever

Born: 5 April 1929, Bergen, Norway

Affiliation at the time of the award: General Electric Company, Schenectady, 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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