Douglas Osheroff

Douglas Dean Osheroff (born August 1, 1945) is a physicist kent for his wirk in experimental condensed matter physics, in pairteecular for his co-discovery o superfluidity in Helium-3. For his contreibutions he shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics alang wi David Lee an Robert C. Richardson.[1]

Douglas Osheroff
BornDouglas Dean Osheroff
(1945-08-01) 1 August 1945 (age 78)
Aberdeen, Washington, U.S.
ResidenceCalifornie, U.S.
CitizenshipUnitit States
Alma materCalifornia Institute of Technology (B.S.), Cornell Varsity (Ph.D.)
Kent forDiscoverin superfluidity in Helium-3
Hauf-marrae(s)Phyllis Liu-Osheroff (m. 1970 – present)
AwairdsNobel Prize in Physics (1996)
Simon Memorial Prize (1976)
Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize (1970)
Scientific career
FieldsExperimental Physics, Condensed Matter Physics
InstitutionsStanford Varsity
Bell Labs
Doctoral advisorDavid Lee
InfluencesRichard Feynman


  1. "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1996". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 4 October 2009.