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Kohn, Walter, 1923-2016

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Personal name headingKohn, Walter, 1923-2016
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Variant(s)Kohn, W. (Walter), 1923-2016
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1923-03-09
Death date2016-04-19
Place of birthVienna (Austria)
Place of deathSanta Barbara (Calif.)
Field of activityPhysics Density functionals
AffiliationUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, San Diego
Carnegie Institute of Technology
Harvard University
Profession or occupationNobel Prize winners
Physicists College teachers
Found inPerspectives on the crisis of UNESCO, c1987: t.p. (Walter Kohn) p. 56 (prof., Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Calif., Santa Barbara)
AMWS, 13th ed., 1982 (Kohn, Walter, b. 3-9-23)
Variational methods for dispersion relations and elastic properties of composite materials, 1971: cover (W. Kohn, Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, Calif.)
New York times WWW site, viewed Apr. 26, 2016 (in obituary published Apr. 25: Walter Kohn; b. Mar. 9, 1923, Vienna; sent to England on a Kindertransport rescue convoy for refugees; later sent to Canada; earned his doctorate in physics at Harvard University; d. last Tuesday [Apr. 19, 2016], Santa Barbara, Calif., aged 93; Austrian-born American scientist and former refugee who in 1998 shared a Nobel Prize in Chemistry. a subject that he had last formally studied in high school)
Associated languageeng