#2939 Overall Influence

Ivar Giaever

Norwegian physicist

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From Wikipedia

Ivar Giaever is a Norwegian-American engineer and physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Leo Esaki and Brian Josephson "for their discoveries regarding tunnelling phenomena in solids". Giaever's share of the prize was specifically for his "experimental discoveries regarding tunnelling phenomena in superconductors". Giaever is a professor emeritus at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the president of the company Applied Biophysics.

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Schools

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University of Oslo

Norwegian public research university

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Private research university in Troy, New York, United States

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#237 World Rank
Physics
#51664 World Rank
Law
#55319 World Rank
Mathematics
#59334 World Rank
Chemistry
#64246 World Rank
Engineering
#67024 World Rank
Political Science
#74654 World Rank
Biology
#147333 World Rank
Literature
#218520 World Rank
Psychology