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John David Jackson
Jackson autographing a copy of his classical electrodynamics textbook
|Died||May 20, 2016 (age 91)
|Nationality||American; naturalized, 1988|
|Alma mater||University of Western Ontario
|Awards||Hon. D.Sc., University of Western Ontario, 1989|
University of Illinois
University of California, Berkeley
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
|Doctoral advisor||Victor Frederick Weisskopf|
|Doctoral students||Gordon L. Kane
John David Jackson (January 19, 1925 – May 20, 2016) was a Canadian–American physics. He was the professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley and a faculty senior scientist emeritus at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
He was a theoretical physicist. He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He was well known for his many publications and summer-school lectures in nuclear and particle physics, as well as his widely used graduate text on classical electromagnetism.
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