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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

D. Awschalom

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Dates

1956 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Awschalom, D. (David)

Additional Forms of Names

Awschalom, David D.

Biography

Abstract

David Awschalom is a research scientist in spintronics and quantum information engineering. He has developed a variety of femtosecond-resolved spatiotemporal spectroscopies and micromagnetic sensing techniques aimed at exploring charge and spin motion in the quantum domain.

Important Dates

1956Birth.

1984 – 1991Researcher and Manager, International Business Machines (IBM), Armonk (N.Y.).

1991 – presentProfessor of Physics (1991-present) and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (2001-present), University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara (Calif.).

1997 – presentDirector, Center for Spintronics and Quantum Computation, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara (Calif.).

2005Awarded Agilent Europhysics Prize, European Physical Society.

2005Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

2006Awarded the Newcomb Cleveland Prize, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2007Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Employment

Armonk (N.Y.)

Santa Barbara (Calif.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Rotational motion.

Semiconductors.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Anderson, A. G. (Arthur George), 1926-

Both employed at IBM.

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Both employed at IBM.

Brewer, Richard G.

Both employed at IBM.

Demuth, Joseph, 1946-

Both employed at IBM.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at IBM.

Fowler, Alan, 1928-

Both employed at IBM.

Garwin, Richard L.

Both employed at IBM.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Gross, David J. (David Jonathan)

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Gutzwiller, M. C. (Martin C.)

Both employed at IBM.

Hartle, J. B. (James B.)

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Heeger, Alan J.

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Himpsel, F. J.

Both employed at IBM.

Horn, Paul (Paul M.)

Both employed at IBM.

Horowitz, Gary T., 1955-

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Kohn, Walter, 1923-2016

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Langer, James S.

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Mandelbrot, Benoît B.

Both employed at IBM.

Peale, Stanton Jerrold

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Polchinski, Joseph Gerard

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Scalapino, Douglas J.

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931-

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Strominger, Andrew Eben

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Tromp, R. M.

Both employed at IBM.

Tsuei, Chang C.

Both employed at IBM.

Witherell, Michael S., 1949-

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Institutions

Major Positions

Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center

Researcher and Manager.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Quantum Institute

Director.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Awarded 2006 Newcomb Cleveland Prize.

American Physical Society

Awarded 2005 Oliver E. Buckley Prize.

Cornell University. Department of Physics

Obtained Ph.D. in experimental physics.

European Physical Society

Awarded 2005 Agilent Europhysics Prize.

National Academy of Engineering

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Obtained B.Sc. in Physics.

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