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Marvin L. Cohen

Updated: 2017-06-12T21:36Z

Marvin L. Cohen (born Montreal on March 3, 1935) is a Canadian-born Professor of materials science at the University of California, Berkeley. Nobel laureate Robert B. Laughlin studied under John D. Joannopoulos, a student of Cohen's.

Cohen received his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1964, under Professor Jim Phillips. He has received the Oliver E. Buckley Prize in 1979, the Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize in 1994, the National Medal of Science in 2001,[1] and the Dickson Prize in Science in 2011. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and in 2005, he served as President of the American Physical Society. He is noted for studies of materials, especially semiconductors, which are the basis for computers and Internet lasers [2][3]

From the top down Top physical scientists by h-index: Physics
1. Ed Witten 124 (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)
2. Marvin Cohen 102 (University of California, Berkeley)
3. Philip Warren Anderson 102 (Princeton University)
4. Manuel Cardona 100 (Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany)
5. Pierre-Gilles de Gennes 88 (ESPCI, Paris)[4]

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