Walter Kohn developed density-functional theory

Walter Kohn – pioneer in quantum chemistry

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Published by : Data Research Analyst, Worldofchemicals.com

Biography & contributions

 

Walter Kohn is born on March 09, 1923

 

Kohn is an Austrian-born American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate

 

In 1964 Kohn developed density-functional theory

 

Awards & Prizes

 

1961, Oliver E. Buckley prize

 

1977, Davisson-Germer Prize

 

1988, National Medal of Science

 

1998, Nobel Prize in Chemistry

 

2012, Honorary Doctor of Science from Harvard University

 

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