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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as AuthorPublished as Subject

V. J. Emery

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Dates

May 16, 1934 – July 17, 2002

Authorized Form of Name

Emery, V. J. (Victor J.)

Additional Forms of Names

Emery, Victor John, 1934-2002

Biography

Abstract

Victor J. Emery was Senior Physicist at Brookhaven National Laboratory (1964-2002). Other institutional affiliations include the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Birmingham. His research interests include helium-3/helium-4 mixtures and superconductivity.

Important Dates

May 16, 1934Birth, Boston (England).

1954Obtained BSc, University of London, London (England).

1957Obtained PhD in Theoretical Physics, University of Manchester, Manchester (England).

1957 – 1959Research Associate, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

1959 – 1960Harkness Fellow, University of California, Berkeley.

1960 – 1963Lecturer, University of Birmingham.

1963 – 1964Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley.

1964 – 2002Associate Physicist (1964-1967); Physicist (1967-1972); and Senior Physicist (1972-2002), Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton (N.Y.).

1971 – 1972Visiting Professor, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (NORDITA).

1976Visiting Professor, University of Paris.

1981Visiting Professor, University of Paris.

2001Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

2001Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

July 17, 2002Death, Wading River (N.Y.).

Occupation

Solid-state physicist.

Places

Birth

Boston (England)

Undergraduate Education

London (England)

Graduate Education

Manchester (England)

Employment

Upton (N.Y.)

Death

Wading River (N.Y.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Helium 3.

Solid state physics.

Superconductivity.

Superfluidity.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Aronson, Samuel, 1942-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Baym, Gordon

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), 1887-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Blume, Martin, 1932-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Brode, Robert B. (Robert Bigham), 1900-1986

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cool, Rodney L. (Rodney Lee), 1920-1988

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Davis, Raymond, 1914-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Fetter, Alexander L., 1937-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Frazer, Benjamin Chalmers

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Glashow, Sheldon L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldhaber, Gertrude S. -1998

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goudsmit, Samuel A. (Samuel Abraham), 1902-1978

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Haworth, Leland J. (Leland John), 1904-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Langenberg, D. N., 1932-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Marburger, John H., III (John Harmen), 1941-2011

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McTague, John P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Moyer, Burton J., 1912-1973

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Palmer, Robert B., 1934-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Poskanzer, Arthur M.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Ruderman, Malvin A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Samios, Nicholas P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shirane, G.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Vineyard, G. H.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Warburton, Ernest Keeling

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Watson, Kenneth M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Wick, G. C. (Gian Carlo)

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Associate Physicist; Physicist; and Senior Physicist.

Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England)

Research Associate.

Nordisk institut for teoretisk atomfysik

Visiting Professor.

Université de Paris

Visiting Professor.

University of Birmingham. Department of Mathematical Physics

Lecturer.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Harkness Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Received 2001 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

University of London

Obtained BSc (1954).

University of Manchester

Obtained PhD in Theoretical Physics (1957).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Commonwealth Fund records of Harkness Fellowships, SG 1, Series 20, 1918-1988.

Rockefeller Archive Center

15 Dayton Ave., Pocantico Hills, North Tarrytown, NY 10591-1598, USA

Published Resources

Subject

Victor John Emery Physics Today obituary.