Anthony James Leggett

Physicist, Academic

1938 –

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Who is Anthony James Leggett?

Sir Anthony James Leggett, KBE, FRS, also Tony Leggett, has been a Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 1983.

Professor Leggett is widely recognized as a world leader in the theory of low-temperature physics, and his pioneering work on superfluidity was recognized by the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics. He has shaped the theoretical understanding of normal and superfluid helium liquids and strongly coupled superfluids. He set directions for research in the quantum physics of macroscopic dissipative systems and use of condensed systems to test the foundations of quantum mechanics.

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Born
Mar 26, 1938
Camberwell
Also known as
  • Леггетт, Энтони Джеймс
  • 安東尼·萊格特
Religion
  • History of the term "Catholic"
Ethnicity
  • British people
  • Irish people
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Oxford
  • Merton College, Oxford
  • Balliol College
Employment
  • University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
  • University of Sussex
Lived in
  • United States of America
  • Camberwell

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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