Duncan Haldane Age, Wife, Biography, Facts & More

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Real NameFrederick Duncan Michael Haldane
NicknameNot Known
FieldsCondensed Matter Theory
ThesisNot Known
Doctoral AdvisorNot Known
Awards/Achievements• Awarded with the Fellowship of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
• Awarded with the Fellowship of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
• In 1993, awarded with the Oliver E. Buckley condensed matter prize.
• In 1996, awarded with the Fellowship of the Royal Society of London.
• In 2008, awarded with the Lorentz Chair Award.
• In 2012, awarded with the Dirac Medal.
• In 2016, awarded with the Nobel Prize in Physics.
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weightin Kilograms- 66 kg
in Pounds- 146 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth14 September 1951
Age (as in 2016)65 Years
Birth PlaceLondon, England, UK
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownLondon, England, UK
School St Paul's School, London
College/UniversityChrist's College, Cambridge
Educational QualificationsPhD from Cambridge University (1978)
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
ReligionNot Known
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeOdile Belmont
Duncan Haldane with wife Odile Belmont
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughters- Not Known

Duncan Haldane 2016 Nobel prize winner

Some Lesser Known Facts About Duncan Haldane

  • Does Duncan Haldane smoke: Not Known
  • Does Duncan Haldane drink alcohol: Yes
  • Duncan is famous for a number of contributions to condensed matter physics; theory of Luttinger liquids, theory of fractional quantum hall effect, theory of one-dimensional spin chains, entanglement spectra and exclusion statistics are some of his renowned researches.
  • Duncan Haldane is a professor of physics at Princeton University, USA, and a Distinguished Visiting Research Chair at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada.
  • In October 2016, Duncan Haldane, David J. Thouless and Michael Kosterlitz were together awarded with the Nobel Prize in physics for their research in theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter. Duncan receives one-fourth of the total prize money of $9,30,000.