Walter Kohn: The science and the man


  • Date: May 4, 2017
  • Time: 10:30 AM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Prof. Eberhard Gross
  • Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik
  • Location: Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik, Weinberg 2, 06120 Halle (Saale)
  • Room: Seminarraum A.2.20
Walter Kohn: The science and the man

Walter Kohn’s contributions to science are monumental. They are the corner stones of modern solid-state physics. In this lecture I will attempt to give an overview of his seminal ideas, and I will share some memories of his very unique way of doing science, his personal integrity, and his political and societal activities.

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