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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as Author

Thomas Maurice Rice

Photo

Dates

January 26, 1939 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Rice, Thomas Maurice, 1939-

Additional Forms of Names

Rice, T. Maurice

Biography

Abstract

Thomas Maurice Rice is Professor Emeritus at Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich. His other institutional affiliations include Bell Telephone Laboratories and University of Cambridge. His research interests include metal-insulator transitions, organic conductors, and heavy fermions.

Important Dates

January 26, 1939Birth, Dundalk (Ireland).

1959Obtained BSc, University College, Dublin, Dublin (Ireland).

1960Obtained MSc, University College, Dublin, Dublin (Ireland).

1963 – 1964Assistant Lecturer in Physics, University of Birmingham.

1964Obtained PhD in Physics, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1964 – 1966Research Associate in Physics, University of California, San Diego.

1966 – 1981Member, Technical Staff (1966-1975); Head, Theoretical Department of Physics (1975-1978); and Head, Surface Department of Physics (1978-1981), Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1970 – 1971Visiting Lecturer in Physics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Zurich (Switzerland).

1974 – 1975Professor, Simon Fraser University.

1980Visiting Scientist, Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Physics (Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung).

1981 – presentProfessor (1981-2004) and Professor Emeritus (2004-present), Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Zurich (Switzerland).

1993Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Theoretical solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

Dundalk (Ireland)

Undergraduate Education

Dublin (Ireland)

Graduate Education

Dublin (Ireland)

Cambridge (England)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Zurich (Switzerland)

Subjects

Optical pumping.

Solid state physics.

Superconductors.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Family

Rice, Helen D.

Wife.

Rice, Margrit

Daughter.

Rice, Peter

Son.

Rice, Susan

Daughter.

Colleagues

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Alfvén, Hannes

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Booker, Henry G.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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.

Brueckner, Keith A.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cava, Robert J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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.

Coppi, B.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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.

Feher, George, 1924-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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.

Galt, John Kirtland, 1920-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kohn, Walter, 1923-2016

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Lander, James J., 1914-1996

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Laughlin, Robert B.

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.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories and University of California, San Diego.

Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

McMillan, William L.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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.

Phillips, Julia M.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Rostoker, Norman

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Sham, L. J.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Tauc, J. (Jan)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff; Head, Theoretical Department of Physics; and Head, Surface Department of Physics.

Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich. Departement Physik

Visiting Lecturer in Physics; Professor; and Professor Emeritus.

Simon Fraser University. Department of Physics

Professor.

University of Birmingham. Department of Mathematical Physics

Assistant Lecturer in Physics.

University of California, San Diego. Department of Physics

Research Associate in Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung

Visiting Scientist.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University College, Dublin. Physics Department

Obtained BSc (1959) and MSc (1960).

University of Cambridge. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1964).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Symposium honoring the 1977 Nobel Prize in physics recipients [sound recording].

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA