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Sir Anthony Leggett
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Sir Anthony James Leggett
Born
Anthony James Leggett

26 March 1938 (1938-03-26) (age 82)
Camberwell, London, England
Citizenship British and American
Alma mater University of Oxford (BA, DPhil)
Known for
Spouse(s)
Haruko Kinase (m. 1972)
Awards
Scientific career
Fields Physics
Institutions
Doctoral advisor Dirk ter Haar
Doctoral students
  • Amir Caldeira
  • Matthew Fisher
  • Mohit Randeria

Sir Anthony James Leggett KBE FRS (born 26 March 1938) is a British theoretical physicist. He is a professor emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Leggett is known for his theory of low-temperature physics. He won the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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