Definition of Esaki, Leo in English:

Esaki, Leo

Line breaks: Leo Esaki
Pronunciation: /ɛˈzɑːki
( B.1925), Japanese physicist. He investigated and pioneered the development of quantum-mechanical tunnelling of electrons in semiconductor devices, and designed the tunnel diode (also called the Esaki diode). Nobel Prize for Physics (1973).

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