Eugene Paul Wigner, Ph.D. (Berlin Techn. Univ., 1925)

1931-1971 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 
"Eugene Wigner"

(1902 - 1995)
The Nobel Prize in Physics 1963 was divided, one half awarded to Eugene Paul Wigner "for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and the elementary particles, particularly through the discovery and application of fundamental symmetry principles", the other half jointly to Maria Goeppert Mayer and J. Hans D. Jensen "for their discoveries concerning nuclear shell structure".

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Michael Polanyi grad student 1925 TU Berlin
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Melville Stewart Green research assistant 1951 Princeton
Abner Shimony grad student Princeton
Banesh Hoffmann grad student 1932 Princeton (MathTree)
Laszlo Tisza grad student 1932 University of Budapest
Frederick Seitz grad student 1934 Princeton
John Bardeen grad student 1936 Princeton
Joseph O. Hirschfelder grad student 1936 Princeton (Chemistry Tree)
W. Conyers Herring grad student 1937 Princeton
Hillard Bell Huntington grad student 1941 Princeton
Leonard Eisenbud grad student 1948 Princeton
Marcos Moshinsky grad student 1949 Princeton
George Abraham Snow grad student 1950 Princeton
Edwin Thompson Jaynes grad student 1951 Princeton
Joseph Callaway grad student 1956 Princeton
Charles B. Duke grad student 1963 Princeton
Jack H Irving grad student 1945-1965 Princeton
Frederick Drach Tappert grad student 1964-1968 Princeton
Roman Smoluchowski post-doc 1936 Princeton
Gregory Wannier post-doc 1936-1937 Princeton
Charles Louis Critchfield post-doc 1940-1941 Princeton
Erdal İsmet İnönü post-doc 1952 Princeton
Manoj Banerjee post-doc 1955-1957 Princeton
John W. Clark post-doc 1959-1961 Princeton
Edward Chester Creutz research scientist 1942 Princeton
Alvin Martin Weinberg research scientist 1942-1945 Chicago
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Aspray W, Horváth P, Nagy D, et al. (1989) Discussion: John von Neumann—A Case Study of Scientific Creativity Annals of the History of Computing. 11: 165-169
Wigner EP. (1967) Random Matrices in Physics Siam Review. 9: 1-23
Houtappel RMF, Van Dam H, Wigner EP. (1965) The conceptual basis and use of the geometric invariance principles Reviews of Modern Physics. 37: 595-632
Van Dam H, Wigner EP. (1965) Classical relativistic mechanics of interacting point particles Physical Review. 138: B1576-B1582
Wigner E. (1964) Two Kinds of Reality The Monist. 48: 248-264
Weinberg AM, Wigner EP. (1960) Longer Range View of Nuclear Energy Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. 16: 400-403
Seitz F, Wigner EP. (1959) Pure and Applied Nuclear Physics in East and West Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. 15: 254-258
Seitz F, Wigner EP. (1956) The Effects of Radiation on Solids Scientific American. 195: 441-448
Wigner EP. (1955) On the Development of the Compound Nucleus Model American Journal of Physics. 23: 371-380
Creutz E, Jupnik H, Wigner EP. (1955) Effect of temperature on total resonance absorption of neutrons by spheres of uranium oxide Journal of Applied Physics. 26: 276-279
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