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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

William A. Bardeen

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Dates

September 14, 1941 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Bardeen, William A.

Biography

Abstract

William Bardeen has played a major role in the development of perturbation theory for quantum chromodynamics. He developed with Stephen Adler the "non-renormalization theorem," which is known as the Adler-Bardeen theorem.

Important Dates

September 14, 1941Birth, Washington (Washington County, Pa.).

1962Obtained AB, Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1966 – 1968Research Associate in Physics, State University of New York, Stony Brook.

1968Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Minn.).

1968 – 1969Member, Institute for Advanced Study.

1969 – 1975Assistant Professor to Associate Professor, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1971 – 1972Visiting Scientist, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

1975 – 2010Physicist, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia (Ill.).

1977Visiting Scientist, Max Planck Institute, Munich.

1985Visiting Professor, Yukawa Institute for Fundamental Physics, Kyoto University.

1986Visiting Scientist, Max Planck Institute, Munich.

1993 – 1994Head, Theoretical Physics, Superconducting Super Collider.

1996Awarded J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics, American Physical Society.

1999Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Theoretical physicist.

Places

Birth

Washington (Washington County, Pa.)

Undergraduate Education

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Minneapolis (Minn.)

Employment

Stanford (Calif.)

Batavia (Ill.)

Subjects

Field theory (Physics).

Perturbation (Quantum dynamics).

Quantum chromodynamics.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Family

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Brother.

Bardeen, Jane

Mother.

Bardeen, John

Father.

Advisors & Collaborators

Adler, Stephen L.

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

Colleagues

Adelberger, Eric G.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bahcall, John N.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bjorken, James D.

Both employed at Stanford University and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Bloch, Felix, 1905-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Brown, G. E. (Gerald Edward), 1926-

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Cabrera, Blas

Both employed at Stanford University.

Chodorow, Marvin

Both employed at Stanford University.

Courant, Ernest D. (Ernest David), 1920-

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Dyson, Freeman J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Fairbank, William Martin, 1917-1989

Both employed at Stanford University.

Fetter, Alexander L., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Freedman, Daniel Z.

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook and the Institute for Advanced Study.

Hänsch, T. W. (Theo W.), 1941-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Hofstadter, Robert, 1915-1990

Both employed at Stanford University.

Huth, John Edward

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Kirkpatrick, Paul

Both employed at Stanford University.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Lederman, Leon M.

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

McCoy, Barry M.

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Meyerhof, Walter E. (Walter Ernst), 1922-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Morse, Marston, 1892-1977

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Oddone, Piermaria J.

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Peoples, John, Jr.

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999

Both employed at Stanford University.

Schiff, Leonard I. (Leonard Isaac), 1915-1971

Both employed at Stanford University.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Stanford University.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Stanford University.

Sprouse, Gene D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at Stanford University.

Tollestrup, Alvin

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Walecka, John Dirk, 1932-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976

Both employed at Stanford University.

White, Robert M., 1938-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Will, Clifford M., 1946-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Witherell, Michael S., 1949-

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Wojcicki, Stanley G., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Yang, Chen Ning, 1922-

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Institutions

Major Positions

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Physicist.

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)

Member.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor.

State University of New York at Stony Brook. Department of Physics

Research Associate in Physics.

Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory

Head, Theoretical Physics.

Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics

Visiting Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Awarded 1996 J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics.

Cornell University. Department of Physics

Obtained AB in 1962.

European Organization for Nuclear Research

Visiting Scientist.

Max-Planck-Institut fur Physik

Visiting Scientist.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of Minnesota. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Obtained PhD in Physics in 1968.

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