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Esaki, Leo

Born: 1925 AD
Currently alive, at 96 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
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.