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NIST materials scientist awarded Kyoto Prize

6/24/2011 07:47 PM EDT
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wilber_xbox   6/28/2011 1:46:40 PM
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congratulations to the winners.

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R_Colin_Johnson   6/24/2011 8:07:02 PM
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We do not think of John Cahn as a semiconductor pioneer, but according to NIST (which he joined back in 1977 when it was still the National Bureau of Standards) the typical smartphone contains 100 different materials, half of which were enabled by Cahn's work on metal alloys, quasicrystals and similar advanced materials.

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