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Prof. Joshua Zak


Telephone: 972-4-829-3781

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Department of Physics,

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Haifa, 32000 Israel.


Born 1929 Wilno, Poland. Nationality – Israel

D.Sc Technion 1960. Advisors Nathan Rosen; Giulio Racha.

D.Sc Students: A. Rabinovitch, D. Litvin, J. Avron, A. Micelson, I. Dana

Known for: Magnetic Translation Group, Zak Transform, Zak Phase.

Administrative position: Head, Solid State Institute 1970-1973.

Fellowship and awards: Fellowship of the Royal Society, London 1967;

New England Academic Award 1967;

Notable Wigner Medal 2014.