John Hasbrouck Van Vleck

John Hasbrouck Van Vleck

Birth
Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Death 27 Oct 1980 (aged 81)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Section 20, Lot 043, Grave Cremation
Memorial ID 86588383 · View Source
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Nobel Prize Laureate Scientist. He was co-awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1977 for the understanding of the behavior of electrons in magnetic solids. Regarded as the "Father of Modern Magnetism", he established the fundamentals of quantum mechanical theory of magnetism and crystal field theory. During World War II, he developed wavelength principles for radar and contributed to the Manhattan Project in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

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  • Added: 11 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86588383
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (13 Mar 1899–27 Oct 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86588383, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .