William (Bill) James Leslie Buyers

Condensed Matter Physics, crystals, magnets, superconductors, semiconductors

Researched magnetic excitations and structures of solids and liquids; first to observe the "Haldane Gap", thereby confirming a previously controversial theory in quantum magnetism.

Birthdate
April 10, 1937

Birthplace
Aboyne, Scotland

Residence
Chalk River, ON

Family Members

    Title
    Principal Research Officer, National Research Council

    Office
    Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories

    Status
    Working

    Degrees
    • PhD Aberdeen, Scotland, 1963

    Awards
    • Rutherford Medal, Royal Society of Canada, 1986
    • Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, 1988
    • Outstanding Achievement Award, National Research Council, 1997
    • Canadian Association of Physicists Medal of Achievement, 2001
    • Queen's Golden Jubilee Commemorative Gold Medal 2002

    Last Updated
    December 4, 2011

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