Leo Phillip Kadanoff

Affiliations: 
1962-1969 Physics University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL 
 1969-1978 Brown University, Providence, RI 
 1978-2015 Physics University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 
Area:
Condensed matter physics, chaos, turbulence.
Website:
http://jfi.uchicago.edu/~leop/
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Bio:

(1937 - 2015)
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/54014.html
https://www.aip.org/history/acap/biographies/bio.jsp?kadanoffl
http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2015/10/30/leo-kadanoff-leading-figure-theoretical-physics-1937-2015
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Kadanoff
http://library.nd.edu/chemistry/resources/genealogy/physics/documents/KadanoffLP.pdf
http://www.genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu/id.php?id=61350
Invented the renormalization group and showed universality of critical scaling exponents.

Mean distance: 11.01 (cluster 6)
 
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Cross-listing: Fluid Dynamics and Combustion Tree

Parents

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Roy Jay Glauber grad student 1960 Harvard
Paul Cecil Martin grad student 1960 Harvard

Children

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Chao Tang grad student Chicago
Aad M. M. Pruisken grad student 1979 Brown
Marcelo O. Magnasco grad student 1989-1991 Chicago (Neurotree)
Emily SC Ching grad student 1992 Chicago
Michael P. Brenner grad student 1994 Chicago
Jane Wang grad student 1996 Chicago
Annette (Peko) Hosoi grad student 1997 Chicago
Moses M. Hohman grad student 2000 Chicago
Zhitong M. Zhang grad student 2000 Chicago
Cheng Yang grad student 2003 Chicago
Debra Daugherty grad student 2007 Chicago
Panagiotis Oikonomou grad student 2008 Chicago
Hui Dai grad student 2010 Chicago
Raymond E. Goldstein post-doc 1988-1991 Chicago
Detlef Lohse post-doc 1993-1995 Chicago

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Greg Huber collaborator Chicago
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Kadanoff LP. (2015) Innovations in statistical physics Annual Review of Condensed Matter Physics. 6: 1-14
Abarzhi SI, Fukumoto Y, Kadanoff LP. (2015) Stability of a hydrodynamic discontinuity Physica Scripta. 90
Efrati E, Wang Z, Kolan A, et al. (2014) Real-space renormalization in statistical mechanics Reviews of Modern Physics. 86: 647-667
Kadanoff LP. (2014) Reflections on Gibbs: From Statistical Physics to the Amistad V3.0 Journal of Statistical Physics. 156: 1-9
Kadanoff LP. (2013) Kenneth Geddes Wilson, 1936-2013, an appreciation Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment. 2013
Kadanoff LP. (2013) Relating theories via renormalization Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B - Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics. 44: 22-39
Kadanoff LP. (2013) Slippery Wave Functions Journal of Statistical Physics. 152: 805-823
Dai H, Geary Z, Kadanoff LP. (2009) Asymptotics of eigenvalues and eigenvectors of Toeplitz matrices Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment. 2009
Kadanoff LP. (2009) Hip bone is connected to...II Physics Today. 62: 8-9
Kadanoff LP. (2009) More is the same; phase transitions and mean field theories Journal of Statistical Physics. 137: 777-797
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