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EXCITING TIMES "You can dismiss one Nobel Prize
 

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EXCITING TIMES
"You can dismiss one Nobel Prize
as a statistical fluke," Walter Kohn
remarked, "but a spate of three
signals something important and
exciting happening at UCSB."
The three Nobels reflect UCSB's
longstanding commitment to
excellence in science and engi-
neering. They also highlight a
core strength of UCSB: the
enthusiasm for interdisciplinary
research. Alan Heeger, a member
of both the physics and materials
departments, received the 2000
prize in chemistry for discovering
and developing conductive
polymers. Herb Kroemer, who
received the 2000 prize in physics

  

Source: Ahlers, Guenter - Department of Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara

 

Collections: Physics