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Identifier: RS 11/12/54
Abstract Dan Shechtman is a materials scientist and professor at the Technion in Hafia, Israel, and at Iowa State University and the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2011) for his discovery of quasicrystals. This collection contains publications announcing both Shechtman's faculty appointment to the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Iowa State University and his winning of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The collection includes...
Identifier: RS 11/12/52
Scope and Content The collection (1946-2011, undated) consists of biographical information, publications, correspondence. The biographical information includes copies of Gschneidner’s curriculum vitas and documents regarding awards and honors he has received. His research publications focus on the physical metallurgy of rare-earth metals, alloy theory, phase formation studies, thermal and electrical behavior of rare-earth materials, and magnetic refrigeration. Correspondence includes writings to fellow...
Dates: 1946-2011, undated