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us: Kadanoff, Leo P.


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Leo Philip
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1937-01-14
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-10-26
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Chicago
        • Affiliation Start: 1978
        • Affiliation End: 2003
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Nov. 2, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Brown University
        • Affiliation Start: 1969
        • Affiliation End: 1978
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Nov. 2, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        • Affiliation Start: 1966
        • Affiliation End: 1969
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Nov. 2, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
        • Affiliation Start: 1962
        • Affiliation End: 1966
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Nov. 2, 2015
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Physics
          (lcsh) Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Physicists
              (lcsh) College teachers
          • Sources

            • found: His Quantum statistical mechanics, 1988: CIP t.p. (Leo P. Kadanoff)
            • found: From order to chaos II, c1999: t.p. (Leo P. Kadanoff; Univ. of Chicago) back cover (theoretical physicist; has done some research on sociology of urban areas; has developed teaching programs for undergraduates based on use of small computers; Ph. D., Harvard, 1960, physics; has worked at Bohr Inst. in Copenhagen, Univ. of Ill., Cambridge Univ., and Brown Univ.; has been at Univ. of Chicago since 1978)
            • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Nov. 2, 2015 (in obituary published Nov. 1: Leo P. Kadanoff; b. Leo Philip Kadanoff, Jan. 14, 1937, New York City; d. last Monday [Oct. 26, 2015], Chicago, aged 78; physicist who provided critical insights into the transformations of matter from one state to another)
          • Change Notes

            • 1988-07-12: new
            • 2015-11-02: revised
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