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John David Reppy

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Dates

February 16, 1931 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Reppy, John David

Biography

Abstract

John Reppy is John L. Wetherill Professor of Physics at Cornell University (1987-present). Other institutional affiliations include Yale University. His research interests include low temperature physics; bose condensation; critical phenomena; superfluidity in 4He, 3He and the supersolids; low dimensional systems; and space science.

Important Dates

February 16, 1931Birth, Lakewood (N.J.).

1954Obtained BA, University of Connecticut, Storrs (Conn.).

1956Obtained MS, University of Connecticut, Storrs (Conn.).

1961Obtained PhD in Physics, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1961 – 1962National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow in Physics, Oxford University.

1962 – 1966Assistant Professor of Physics, Yale University.

1966 – presentAssociate Professor to Professor of Physics (1966-1987) and John L. Wetherill Professor of Physics (1987-present), Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1988Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Low temperature physicist.

Places

Birth

Lakewood (N.J.)

Undergraduate Education

Storrs (Conn.)

Graduate Education

Storrs (Conn.)

New Haven (Conn.)

Employment

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Subjects

Bose-Einstein condensation.

Low temperatures.

Superfluidity.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Advised by Reppy at Cornell University, "Superfluidity in reduced dimensionality systems."

Chan, Moses Hung-Wai

Advised by Reppy at Cornell University, "Superfluidity of thin He4 films."

Lane, Cecil Taverner, 1904-

PhD advisor at Yale University, "Behavior of Rotating Liquid Helium."

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Yale University.

Ashcroft, Neil W.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005

Both employed at Cornell University.

Breit, Gregory, 1899-1981

Both employed at Yale University.

Bromley, D. Allan (David Allan), 1926-2005

Both employed at Yale University.

Corson, Dale R.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at Cornell University.

Drell, Persis S.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Greisen, Kenneth

Both employed at Cornell University.

Hughes, Vernon W.

Both employed at Yale University.

Kinoshita, T. (Toichiro)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Krumhansl, J. A. (James A.)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Lamb, Willis E. (Willis Eugene), 1913-2008

Both employed at Yale University.

Lee, David M.

Both employed at Cornell University.

McDaniel, Boyce D. (Boyce Dawkins), 1917-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Mermin, N. David

Both employed at Cornell University.

Orlov, Yuri, 1924-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Peoples, John, Jr.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Pohl, Robert O.

Both employed at Cornell University.

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

Both employed at Cornell University.

Sandweiss, Jack H.

Both employed at Yale University.

Tedrow, Paul, 1940-

Both employed at Cornell University.

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

Both employed at Cornell University.

Tigner, M.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Wilson, Kenneth G. (Kenneth Geddes), 1936-2013

Both employed at Cornell University.

Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

Both employed at Cornell University.

York, James W., Jr., 1939-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Cornell University. Department of Physics

Associate Professor to Professor of Physics and John L. Wetherill Professor of Physics.

Yale University. Physics Department

Obtained PhD (1961). Assistant Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of Connecticut. Department of Physics

Obtained BA (1954) and MS (1956).

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