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ⓘ Dan Shechtman is an Israeli chemist. He is the Philip Tobias Professor of Materials Science at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. On April 8, 1982, ..




Dan Shechtman
                                     

ⓘ Dan Shechtman

Dan Shechtman is an Israeli chemist. He is the Philip Tobias Professor of Materials Science at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

On April 8, 1982, while on sabbatical at the U.S. National Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C., Shechtman discovered the icosahedral phase, which opened the new field of quasiperiodic crystals.

Shechtman was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of quasicrystals, making him one of six Israelis who have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

                                     
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