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PeopleInstitutions

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Archival as AuthorPublished as Subject

L. M. Falicov

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Dates

June 24, 1933 – January 24, 1995

Authorized Form of Name

Falicov, L. M. (Leopoldo Maximo), 1933-1995

Additional Forms of Names

Falicov, Leopoldo Maximo, 1933-

Biography

Abstract

Leopoldo Falicov was Professor of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley (1969-1995). Other institutional affiliations included the University of Chicago. His research interests included Fermi surfaces of metals and the pseudopotential method.

Important Dates

June 24, 1933Birth, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

1957Lic en cie, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

1958Obtained PhD in Physics, Balseiro Institute of Physics (Instituto Balseiro), San Carlos de Bariloche (Argentina).

1960Obtained PhD in Physics, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1960 – 1969Research Associate, Physics, Institute for the Study of Metals (1960-1961) and Instructor to Professor of Physics (1961-1969), University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1961Visiting Member, Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories.

1966Visiting Fellow, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University.

1969Fulbright Fellow, University of Antioquia.

1969 – 1995Professor of Physics (1969-1995) and Chair, Department of Physics (1981-1983), University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1971 – 1972NORDITA Visiting Professor, University of Copenhagen.

1976 – 1977Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge University.

1980Chair, Review Committee, Solid State Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory.

1983Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1984Visiting Professor, University of Paris, Orsay.

1987Fulbright Fellow, University of Antioquia.

1993 – 1995Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

January 24, 1995Death, Berkeley (Calif.).

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Undergraduate Education

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Graduate Education

San Carlos de Bariloche (Argentina)

Cambridge (England)

Employment

Chicago (Ill.)

Berkeley (Calif.)

Death

Berkeley (Calif.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Crystallography.

Fermi surfaces.

Pseudopotential method.

Semiconductors.

Solid state physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Ashcroft, Neil W.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clauser, John F. (John Francis), 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Morrel H.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Crewe, Albert V.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Fano, Ugo

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Franck, James, 1882-1964

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Fritzsche, Hellmut

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Gaillard, Mary K.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Holdren, John P.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Koshiba, Masatoshi, 1926-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Moyer, Burton J., 1912-1973

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Mulliken, Robert Sanderson

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Murnane, Margaret

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Nambu, Yoichiro, 1921-2015

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Parker, E. N. (Eugene Newman), 1927-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Perlmutter, Saul

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Sachs, Robert Green, 1916-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Simpson, John A. (John Alexander), 1916-2000

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Szilard, Leo

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Telegdi, Val, 1922-2006

Both employed at University of Chicago.

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.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Van Harlingen, Dale J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Watson, Kenneth M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Wentzel, Gregor, 1898-1978

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Visiting Member, Technical Staff.

Københavns universitet

NORDITA Visiting Professor.

Université Paris-Sud

Visiting Professor.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics and Chair, Department of Physics.

University of Chicago. Department of Physics

Instructor to Professor of Physics.

University of Chicago. Institute for the Study of Metals

Research Associate, Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Argonne National Laboratory

Chair, Review Committee, Solid State Science Division.

Clare Hall

Visiting Fellow.

Fitzwilliam College

Visiting Fellow.

Instituto Balseiro

Obtained PhD in Physics (1958).

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Universidad de Antioquia

Fulbright Fellow.

Universidad de Buenos Aires

Obtained Lic en cie.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

University of Cambridge. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1960).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Oral history interview with Leopoldo Maximo Falicov, 1982 June 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Morrel H. Cohen, 1981 March 31 and June 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Subject

"Leopoldo Maximo Falicov: 1933-1995", Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences

Leopoldo M. Falicov Physics Today obituary.