Walter Kohn

American physicist (1923–2016)

Walter Kohn (March 9, 1923 – April 19, 2016) was an Austrian-born American theoretical physicist. He was awarded, with John Pople, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1998, for his contributions to the understandings of the electronic properties of materials.

Walter Kohn

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  • Paris somehow lends itself to conceptual new ideas. I don't know why it is. There is a certain magic to that city.
    • In a discussion with UCSD's Ivan Schuller, on UCTV Series: "UCSD Guestbook" (9/1999) (Science) (Show ID: 4136)

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