J. J. Sakurai

Physicist, Academic

1933 – 1982

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Who was J. J. Sakurai?

Jun John Sakurai was a Japanese-American particle physicist and theorist.

While a graduate student at Cornell, Sakurai independently discovered the V-A theory of weak interactions.

He authored the popular graduate text Modern Quantum Mechanics and other texts such as Invariance Principles and Elementary Particles and Advanced Quantum Mechanics.

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Born
Jan 31, 1933
Tokyo
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Cornell University
  • Harvard University
  • The Bronx High School of Science
Died
Nov 1, 1982
Geneva

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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