Takahiko Yamanouchi

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Takahiko Yamanouchi
Born(1902-07-02)July 2, 1902
DiedOctober 14, 1986(1986-10-14) (aged 84)
Nationality Japan
Alma mater Imperial University of Tokyo
Known for Group theory in quantum mechanics
Awards Japan Academy Prize
The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star
Scientific career
Fields Physics
Institutions Imperial University of Tokyo
Tokyo Higher School
University of Tokyo
Doctoral advisor Kwan-ichi Terazawa
Doctoral students Hironari Miyazawa
Other notable students Masatoshi Koshiba
Influences Richard Courant
David Hilbert

Takahiko Yamanouchi (山内 恭彦, Yamanouchi Takahiko, July 2, 1902 October 14, 1986) was a Japanese theoretical physicist, known for group theory in quantum mechanics first proposed by Yamanouchi in Japan. [1]

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Yamanouchi was born in Kanagawa, graduated in physics from the Imperial University of Tokyo in 1926. From 1926 to 1927 he was a research associate at the Imperial University of Tokyo. From 1927 to 1931 he was a professor at the Tokyo Higher School. He joined the faculty of the Imperial University of Tokyo in 1929 as a lecturer of engineering and became a full professor in 1942. He was a professor of physics at the University of Tokyo from 1949 to his retirement in 1963. During 1959–1961 he was the dean of the faculty of science. In 1956 he was awarded the Japan Academy Prize for "application of group theory to the theory of atomic spectra".

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  1. David Kaiser, ed. (2005). Pedagogy and the practice of science: historical and contemporary perspectives. MIT Press. ISBN   0-262-11288-4.

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