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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as AuthorPublished as Subject

G. Shirane

Photo

Dates

May 15, 1924 – January 16, 2005

Authorized Form of Name

Shirane, G.

Additional Forms of Names

Shirane, Gen

Biography

Abstract

Gen Shirane was Senior Physicist at Brookhaven National Laboratory (1968-2005). Other institutional affiliations inc luded Westinghouse Electric Corporation, and Pennsylvania State University. His research interests included neutron scattering and ferroelectricity.

Important Dates

May 15, 1924Birth, Nishinomiya-shi (Japan).

1947Obtained BE in Engineering Physics, University of Tokyo (Tōkyō Daigaku), Tokyo (Japan).

1948 – 1952Research Associate in Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tōkyō Kōgyō Daigaku).

1952 – 1956Research Associate (1952-1955) and Assistant Professor of Physics (1955-1956), Pennsylvania State University.

1954Obtained DSc in Physics, University of Tokyo (Tōkyō Daigaku), Tokyo (Japan).

1956 – 1957Associate Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

1957 – 1963Research Physicist (1957-1958) and Advising Physicist (1959-1963), Westinghouse Research Laboratories, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh (Pa.).

1963 – 2005Physicist (1963-1968) and Senior Physicist (1968-2005), Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton (N.Y.).

1973Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

1989Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1991Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

January 16, 2005Death, Bellport (N.Y.).

Occupation

Applied physicist.

Places

Birth

Nishinomiya-shi (Japan)

Undergraduate Education

Tokyo (Japan)

Graduate Education

Tokyo (Japan)

Employment

Pittsburgh (Pa.)

Upton (N.Y.)

Death

Bellport (N.Y.)

Subjects

Applied physics and engineering.

Condensed matter.

Ferroelectricity.

Neutron scattering applications and techniques.

Superconductors.

X-rays.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Jona, Franco, 1922-

Co-wrote "Ferroelectric crystals."

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Aronson, Samuel, 1942-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Biondi, Manfred Anthony, 1924-

Both employed at Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

Blume, Martin, 1932-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Chaudhari, Praveen, 1937-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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.

Cronin, James W., 1931-2016

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Davis, Raymond, 1914-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Emery, V. J. (Victor J.)

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Feinberg, Gerald, 1933-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Frazer, Benjamin Chalmers

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

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.

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

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Holstein, Theodore David, 1915-1985

Both employed at Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

Hulm, John K.

Both employed at Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

McTague, John P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Mullins, William W.

Both employed at Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

Palmer, Robert B., 1934-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Poskanzer, Arthur M.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Samios, Nicholas P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Schulz, George J., 1925-

Both employed at Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Tape, Gerald Frederick, 1915-2005

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Vineyard, G. H.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Warburton, Ernest Keeling

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Wick, G. C. (Gian Carlo)

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Associate Physicist; Physicist; and Senior Physicist.

Pennsylvania State University. Department of Physics

Research Associate and Assistant Professor of Physics.

Tōkyō Kōgyō Daigaku

Research Associate in Physics.

Westinghouse Electric Corporation

Research Physicist and Advising Physicist, Westinghouse Research Laboratories.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Received 1973 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Tōkyō Daigaku

Obtained BE in Engineering Physics (1947) and DSc in Physics (1954).

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Ferroelectric crystals, by Franco Jona and G. Shirane.

Subject

Gen Shirane Physics Today obituary.