Robert Coleman Richardson

American physicist

Robert Coleman Richardson (June 26, 1937 – February 19, 2013)[1] was an American experimental physicist. He was known for his works on sub-millikelvin temperature studies of helium-3. He won the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Robert Coleman Richardson
Born(1937-06-26)June 26, 1937
DiedFebruary 19, 2013(2013-02-19) (aged 75)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materVirginia Tech (B.S., M.S.)
Duke University (Ph.D.)
Known forDiscovering superfluidity in helium-3
AwardsOliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize (1981)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1996)
Scientific career
InstitutionsCornell University
Doctoral advisorHorst Meyer

References change

  1. "Biography". Nobel Foundation. Archived from the original on 2011-08-05. Retrieved 2021-07-24.