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Biography

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J. Tersoff

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Dates

June 12, 1945 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Tersoff, J.

Additional Forms of Names

Tersoff, Jerry

Biography

Abstract

Jerry Tersoff is a Researcher at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center (1984-present). He received the American Physical Society's Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics in 1997. His research includes the theory of nanowire growth and nanoscale effects in heteroepitaxy.

Important Dates

June 12, 1945Birth, Washington (D.C.).

1977Obtained BA, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore (Pa.).

1982Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1982 – 1984Research Fellow, Bell Telephone Laboratories.

1984 – presentResearcher, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Yorktown Heights (N.Y.).

1997Awarded Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics, American Physical Society.

2007Awarded Medard W. Welch Award, American Vacuum Society.

Occupation

Materials physicist.

Places

Birth

Washington (D.C.)

Undergraduate Education

Swarthmore (Pa.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Yorktown Heights (N.Y.)

Subjects

Materials science.

Nanoscience.

Quantum dots.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

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

Both employed at IBM.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Both employed at IBM.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Aspnes, D. E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brewer, Richard G.

Both employed at IBM.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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.

Chang, Leroy L.

Both employed at IBM.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

DiSalvo, Francis

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories and IBM.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Esaki, Reona, 1925-

Both employed at IBM.

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.

Garwin, Richard L.

Both employed at IBM.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Greene, Laura H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Gutzwiller, M. C. (Martin C.)

Both employed at IBM.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Himpsel, F. J.

Both employed at IBM.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Horn, Paul (Paul M.)

Both employed at IBM.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kirtley, John R.

Both employed at IBM.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Narath, Albert, 1933-

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.

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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.

Sorokin, Peter P.

Both employed at IBM.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tromp, R. M.

Both employed at IBM.

Tsuei, Chang C.

Both employed at IBM.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Webb, R. A. (Richard Alan)

Both employed at IBM.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Research Fellow.

Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center

Researcher.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1997 Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics.

American Vacuum Society

Received 2007 Medard W. Welch Award.

Materials Research Society

Fellow.

Swarthmore College

Obtained BA (1977).

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1982).

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