Profiles more than 150 scientists from around the world who made important contributions to the field of physics, including John Bardeen, Marie Curie, Robert Hooke, Lise Meitner, and Chien-Shiung Wu.Apart from its important role in the theory of superconductors, the discovery of the Josephson effect led to major scientific ... He was led to calculate the current due to quantum mechanical tunneling across a thin strip of insulator between twoanbsp;...
|Title||:||A to Z of Physicists|
|Author||:||Darryl J. Leiter, Professor Paul Ward, PED, Sharon Leiter|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|