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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Bertrand I. Halperin

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Dates

December 6, 1941 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Biography

Abstract

Bertrand Halperin is the Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Harvard University. His other institutional affiliations include University of California at Berkeley and Bell Laboratories. He received the American Physical Society's Lars Onsager Prize in 2001.

Important Dates

December 6, 1941Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1961Obtained AB, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1963Obtained MA, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1965Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1965 – 1966National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow, École Normale Supérieure.

1966 – 1976Member, Technical Staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1969 – 1970Lecturer, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1976 – presentProfessor of Physics (1976-1992); Chair, Department of Physics (1988-1991); Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy (1992-present); and Scientific Director, Harvard Center for Imaging and Mesoscale Structures (1999-2004), Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1982Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

1982Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1985 – 1989Member (1985-1989) and Chair (1987-1988), Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1990Member, American Philosophical Society.

1996 – 1997Lorentz Professor, University of Leiden (Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden).

1996 – 1997Raman Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

2001Awarded Lars Onsager Prize, American Physical Society.

2002Awarded Wolf Prize in Physics, Wolf Foundation.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Cambridge (Mass.)

Subjects

Antiferromagnetism.

Condensed matter.

Quantum Hall effect.

Statistical physics.

Superconductivity.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Hopfield, John J.

Ph.D. advisor at University of California, Berkeley. Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Colleagues

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Aspnes, D. E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bloembergen, N.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Bode, Hendrik W. (Hendrik Wade), 1905-1982

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Boyle, Willard S., 1924-2011

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brattain, Walter H. (Walter Houser), 1902-1987

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brinkman, William F. (William Frank), 1938-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Carrier, George F.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Chu, Ching-wu, 1941-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Coleman, Sidney, 1937-2007

Both employed at Harvard University.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Darlington, Sidney, 1906-1997

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

David, Edward E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

DiSalvo, Francis

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fisk, James B. (James Brown), 1910-1981

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fulton, Theodore Alan

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Harvard University.

Gabrielse, Gerald

Both employed at Harvard University.

Galt, John Kirtland, 1920-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Gates, S. James

Both employed at Harvard University.

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Georgi, Howard

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glashow, Sheldon L.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glauber, Roy J., 1925-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Haroche, S.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hooft, G. 't

Both employed at Harvard University.

Huth, John Edward

Both employed at Harvard University.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Jaffe, Arthur, 1937-

Both employed at Harvard University.

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

Both employed at Harvard University.

Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lander, James J., 1914-1996

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lax, Melvin J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lee, P. A. (Patrick A.), 1946-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Libchaber, Albert J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Mackey, George W. (George Whitelaw), 1916-2006

Both employed at Harvard University.

Martin, Paul Cecil, 1931-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

McMillan, William L.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Harvard University.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at Harvard University.

Nelson, David R., 1951-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Penzias, Arno A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pfann, William G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Polchinski, Joseph Gerard

Both employed at Harvard University.

Pound, Robert V.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Purcell, Edward M.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Quinn, Helen R.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Ramsey, Norman, 1915-2011

Both employed at Harvard University.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at Harvard University.

Rice, Thomas Maurice, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at Harvard University.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Steinhardt, Paul J.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Street, Jabez Curry, 1906-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Strominger, Andrew Eben

Both employed at Harvard University.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at Harvard University.

Tauc, J. (Jan)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Thomas, D. G. (David Gilbert), 1928-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at Harvard University.

Tsui, D. C. (Daniel Chee), 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Vafa, Cumrun

Both employed at Harvard University.

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

Both employed at Harvard University.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Weitz, David A.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Wise, Mark B., 1953-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Witten, E.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Wu, Tai Tsun

Both employed at Harvard University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff.

Harvard University. Department of Mathematics

Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained AB. Professor of Physics; Chair, Department of Physics; Scientific Director, Harvard Center for Imaging and Mesoscale Structures, and Lecturer.

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Raman Professor.

Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden

Lorentz Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

American Philosophical Society

Member.

American Physical Society

Received 1982 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize and 2001 Lars Onsager Prize.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained MA in 1963 and PhD in 1965.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member and Chair, Advisory Board.

Wolf Foundation Prizes

Received 2002 Wolf Foundation Prize in Physics.

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