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Ivar Giæver
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Born April 5, 1929 (1929-04-05) (age 91)
Nationality Norway, USA (1964)
Known for Solid-state physics
Awards Nobel Prize in Physics (1973)
Scientific career
Fields Physics

Ivar Giaever (Norwegian: Giæver; born April 5, 1929) is a Norwegian-American physicist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Leo Esaki and Brian Josephson. They were awarded it for their discoveries about the tunnelling phenomena in solids. He is a professor at the University of Oslo.

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