Ivar Giaever facts for kids
|Born||April 5, 1929
|Nationality||Norway, USA (1964)|
|Known for||Solid-state physics|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physics (1973)|
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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