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David James Thouless
21 September 1934
|Died||6 April 2019
Margaret Elizabeth Scrase (m. 1958)
|Fields||Condensed matter physics|
|Thesis||The application of perturbation methods to the theory of nuclear matter (1958)|
|Doctoral advisor||Hans Bethe|
|Notable students||J. Michael Kosterlitz (postdoc)|
David James Thouless FRS ( 21 September 1934 – 6 April 2019) was a British physicist. He is a winner of the Wolf Prize and the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics along with F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.
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