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Biography

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Archival as SubjectPublished as Author

Yuri Orlov

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Dates

August 13, 1924 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Orlov, Yuri, 1924-

Additional Forms of Names

Orlov, I︠U︡. F. (I︠U︡riĭ Fedorovich), 1924-

Orlov, I︠U︡riĭ Fedorovich, 1924-

Orlov, Jurij Fedorovič, 1924-

Орлов, Юрий, 1924-

Biography

Abstract

Yuri Orlov is Professor of Physics and Government at Cornell University (2008-present). Other institutional affiliations include Yerevan Physics Institute and the Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk. His research interests include accelerator physics, experimental elementary particle spin physics, spin-gravity interaction, and foundations of quantum mechanics.

Important Dates

August 13, 1924Birth, Moscow (Russia).

1952Obtained BSc, Physical-Technical Institute, Moscow (Russia).

1952 – 1956Researcher, Theoretical Department, Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow (Russia).

1956 – 1972Chief (1956-1972) and Professor (1970-1972), Electromagnetic Interaction Laboratory, Yerevan Physics Institute, Yerevan (Armenia).

1958Obtained PhD, Yerevan Physics Institute, Yerevan (Armenia).

1963Obtained PhD, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk (Russia).

1963 – 1964Chief, Electromagnetic Interaction Laboratory, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk (Russia).

1972 – 1973Researcher, Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism and Dissemination of Radio Waves, Moscow (Russia).

1973 – 1977Member and Co-Founder, Soviet Chapter, Amnesty International.

1973 – 1977Freelance.

1976 – 1977Founder and Member, Moscow Helsinki Group.

1977 – 1984Labor Camp Prisoner.

1984 – 1986Siberian Exile.

1987 – presentSenior Scientist, Laboratory of Nuclear Studies (1987-2008) and Professor of Physics and Government (2008-present), Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1988 – 1989Visiting Scientist, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

2006Awarded Andrei Sakharov Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Particle physicist.

Places

Birth

Moscow (Russia)

Undergraduate Education

Moscow (Russia)

Graduate Education

Yerevan (Armenia)

Novosibirsk (Russia)

Employment

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Subjects

Accelerators.

Particle accelerators.

Quantum theory.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Ashcroft, Neil W.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at Cornell University.

Drell, Persis S.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Kinoshita, T. (Toichiro)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Krumhansl, J. A. (James A.)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Lee, David M.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Mermin, N. David

Both employed at Cornell University.

Pohl, Robert O.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Reppy, John David

Both employed at Cornell University.

Richardson, Robert C. (Robert Coleman), 1937-2013

Both employed at Cornell University.

Teukolsky, Saul A. (Saul Arno), 1947-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Tigner, M.

Both employed at Cornell University.

York, James W., Jr., 1939-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Additional

Flory, Paul J.

Institutions

Major Positions

Cornell University. Department of Government

Professor of Government.

Cornell University. Department of Physics

Senior Scientist, Laboratory of Nuclear Studies and Professor of Physics.

Erevani Petakan Hamalsaran

Obtained PhD (1958). Professor and Chief, Electromagnetic Interaction Laboratory, Yerevan Physics Institute.

Institut i︠a︡dernoĭ fiziki im. G.I. Budkera

Obtained PhD (1963). Chief, Electromagnetic Interaction Laboratory.

Institut teoreticheskoĭ i ėksperimentalʹnoĭ fiziki (Moscow, Russia)

Researcher, Theoretical Department.

Institut zemnogo magnetizma, ionosfery i rasprostranenii︠a︡ radiovoln (Akademii︠a︡ nauk SSSR)

Researcher.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2006 Andrei Sakharov Prize.

Amnesty International

Member and Co-Founder, Soviet Chapter.

European Organization for Nuclear Research

Visiting Scientist.

Moskovskai︠a︡ khelʹsinkskai︠a︡ gruppa

Founder and Member.

Moskovskiĭ fiziko-tekhnicheskiĭ institut

Obtained BSc (1952).

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

Paul J. Flory papers, 1975-1986.

Archives.

Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace

Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Scientists for Sakharov, Orlov And Shcharansky records, 1975-1998.

Archives.

Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace

Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Published Resources

Author

Dangerous thoughts : memoirs of a Russian life / Yuri Orlov ; translated from the Russian by Thomas P. Whitney.