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Biography

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Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Author

Stephen L. Adler

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Dates

November 30, 1939 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Adler, Stephen L.

Additional Forms of Names

Adler, Stephen L., 1939-

Adler, Stephen Louis, 1939-

Biography

Abstract

Stephen Louis Adler's seminal papers on high energy neutrino processes, current algebras, soft pion theorems, sum rules, and perturbation theory anomalies helped lay the foundations for the current standard model of elementary particle physics.

Important Dates

November 30, 1939Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1961Obtained A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1964Obtained Ph.D. in Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1964 – 1966 Junior Fellow, Society of Fellows, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1966 – presentMember (1966-1969); Professor of Theoretical Physics (1969-present); and New Jersey Albert Einstein Professor (1979-2003), Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (N.J.).

1969 – presentVisiting Professor, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1974Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Science.

1975Elected member, National Academy of Sciences.

1987Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

1988Awarded J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics, American Physical Society.

1998Awarded Dirac Medal, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP).

Occupation

Elementary particle physicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Princeton (N.J.)

Subjects

Field theory (Physics).

Mathematical physics.

Neutrinos.

Perturbation (Quantum dynamics).

Relationships

People

Family

Adler, Irving

Father.

Adler, Peggy

Sister.

Adler, Sarah

Wife, married in 1995.

Advisors & Collaborators

Bardeen, William A.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study and developed the Adler-Bardeen theorem.

Jackiw, Roman W.

Joint 1998 Dirac Medal winners for their research in quantum field theory. The "Bell-Jackiw-Adler anomaly" explained how a neutral pion could decay into two photons. Both employed at Harvard University.

Treiman, Sam B.

PhD advisor at Princeton University, "High energy neutrino reactions and conservations hypotheses."

Colleagues

Bahcall, John N.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Bainbridge, Kenneth T. (Kenneth Tompkins), 1904-1996

Both employed at Harvard University.

Bloembergen, N.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Callan, Curtis G.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Coleman, Sidney, 1937-2007

Both employed at Harvard University.

Coppi, B.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

DeWitt, Bryce S. (Bryce Seligman), 1923-2004

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Dyson, Freeman J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Freedman, Daniel Z.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Furry, W. H. (Wendell Hinkle), 1907-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glashow, Sheldon L.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glauber, Roy J., 1925-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Gross, David J. (David Jonathan)

Both employed at Harvard University.

Horowitz, Gary T., 1955-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Jaffe, Arthur, 1937-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Kemble, Edwin C. (Edwin Crawford), 1889-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Kleppner, Daniel

Both employed at Harvard University.

Leggett, A. J. (Anthony J.)

Both employed at Harvard University.

Maldacena, Juan Martin, 1968-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Martin, Paul Cecil, 1931-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Morse, Marston, 1892-1977

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Pound, Robert V.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Purcell, Edward M.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Ramsey, Norman, 1915-2011

Both employed at Harvard University.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994

Both employed at Harvard University.

Seiberg, Nathan

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Spencer, Thomas, 1946-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Street, Jabez Curry, 1906-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Strominger, Andrew Eben

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at Harvard University.

Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980

Both employed at Harvard University.

Weinberg, Erick J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Wilczek, Frank

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Witten, E.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Yang, Chen Ning, 1922-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Institutions

Major Positions

Harvard University. Society of Fellows

Junior Fellow.

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.). School of Mathematics

Member; Professor of Theoretical Physics; and New Jersey Albert Einstein Professor.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained Ph.D. in Physics (1964) and Visiting Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics

Awarded Dirac Medal.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Physical Society

Awarded J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained A.B. in 1961.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Adventures in theoretical physics : selected papers with commentaries / Stephen L. Adler.