Leo Esaki, (born in 1925) was a Japanese physicist who in 1957 noticed that electrons could sometimes 'tunnel' through the barrier formed at the junctions of certain semiconductors.
The effect is now widely used in the electronics industry and for this early success. Esaki shared the 1973 Nobel Prize for Physics with Josephson and Giaver.
Why is Leo Esaki famous?
Leo Esaki is a Japanese physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973.
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