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Esaki, Leo Syllabification: E·sa·ki, Leo
Pronunciation: /eˈsäkē/

Definition of Esaki, Leo in English:

( 1925-), Japanese physicist. He investigated and pioneered the development of quantum-mechanical tunneling of electrons in semiconductor devices. He designed the tunnel diode. He shared the 1973 Nobel Prize for Physics with Ivar Giaever (1929-) and Brian D. Josephson (1940-). See tunnel diode.
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