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Esaki, Leo

Born: 1925 AD
Currently alive, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Physicists


1925 - Born on the 12th of March in Osaka, Japan.

1947 - He received his Bachelor of Science degree in University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.

1959 - He received his Doctor of Philosophy.

1958 - He had conducted research regarding electron tunneling in solids.

1960 - He moved to the United States and joined the International Business Machines Corporation.

1967 - He became an International Business Machines Corporation Fellow.

1973 - He received Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the phenomenon of electron tunneling.


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