Gabriel Aeppli, PhD FRS (born 25 November 1956 in Zurich) is a Swiss-American physicist, co-founder of the London Centre for Nanotechnology and professor of physics at ETH Zürich and EPF Lausanne, and head of the Synchrotron and Nanotechnology department of the Paul Scherrer Institute, also in Switzerland.
|Education||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.Sc, M.Sc, PhD)|
He has contributed to spectroscopy on the magnetism of disordered systems and on high-temperature superconductors and antiferromagnetism identifying magnets with tuneable quantum fluctuations that can be used to study the transition between classical and quantum behavior. His work has helped to demonstrate that quantum spin fluctuations underlie exotic superconductivity.
Son of mathematician Alfred Aeppli and Dorothee Aeppli, Gabriel was born in Zürich 25 November 1956.
He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he in 1978 obtained a B.Sc. in Mathematics. and PhD, M.Sc. & B.Sc in Electrical Engineering (1983).
He was a research assistant at MIT and industrial co-op -Student of IBM. From 1982 he was at the Bell Laboratories hired in 1993 as a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff. From 1996 to 2002, he was a Senior Research Scientist at the NEC Laboratories in Princeton.
Currently, he is the director of Synchrotron Radiation and Nanotechnology at the Paul Scherrer Institute.
- 2015 Fellow National Academy of Sciences
- 2012 Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
- 2010 Fellow of the Royal Society
- 2008 Institute of Physics: Mott Medal and Prize
- 2005 American Physical Society: Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize
- 2005 Majumdar Memorial Award of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
- 2003 Neel Medal (magnetism prize of IUPAP)
- 2002 Riso National Laboratory Fellow
- 2002 Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award
- 1997 Fellow of the American Physical Society
- 1996 Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
In addition, he has been a member and chairman of many panels, sponsored by the USDOE, American Physical Society, EPSRC, and National Research Council (US), among others.
- "Neutron Scattering from Random Ferromagnets", Gabriel Aeppli, 1982 - 310 pages
- "Quantum Phase Transitions in Transverse Field Models", Amit Dutta, Gabriel Aeppli, Bikas K. Chakrabarti, Uma Divakaran, Thomas F. Rosenbaum, Diptiman Sen, Cambridge University Press, 28 Jan 2015 - Science - 360 pages
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