# 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/##### Google:

"Leo Kadanoff"##### 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) | S | N | B | C | P |

##### Cross-listing: Fluid Dynamics and Combustion Tree

#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorRoy Jay Glauber | grad student | 1960 | Harvard |

Paul Cecil Martin | grad student | 1960 | Harvard |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeChao 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 |

#### Publications

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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 |