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 - Interview

Interview, June 2004

Interview with Professor Leo Esaki by freelance journalist Marika Griehsel at the 54th meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2004.

Professor Esaki talks about why he became interested in physics, his move to the USA and the culture shock on arrival (3:21), his years at IBM (6:09), the differences between Japan and USA (9:40) and big discoveries in physics yet to be made (12:27).

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