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Physics
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72
Citations
160,628
168
World Ranking
3076
National Ranking
1513

2002 - Three Physicists Prize (Prix des trois physiciens), École Normale Supérieure (ENS)

1998 - Nobel Prize for his development of the density-functional theory

1998 - UNESCO Niels Bohr Medal

1988 - US President's National Medal of Science "For his pioneering fundamental contributions to the theory of the electronic structure of solids, including the effective mass approach to defects in semiconductors, the so-called KKR method of band structure, and, most importantly, the density functional approach to the many-electron problem which has led to great advances in the understanding of bulk solids and solid surfaces.", Presented by President Reagan in a White House ceremony on July 15, 1988.

1977 - Davisson–Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics, American Physical Society

1975 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1969 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1963 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

1961 - Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society For his extension and elucidation of the foundations of the electron theory of solids

1960 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS)

- Quantum mechanics
- Electron
- Mathematical analysis

Walter Kohn mostly deals with Quantum mechanics, Condensed matter physics, Electron, Atomic physics and Density functional theory. His research links Antisymmetric relation with Quantum mechanics. The concepts of his Electron study are interwoven with issues in Statistical mechanics, Semiconductor, Degenerate energy levels and Ground state.

His work on Local-density approximation and Orbital-free density functional theory as part of general Density functional theory research is frequently linked to Context and Electronic systems, bridging the gap between disciplines. His Runge–Gross theorem study in the realm of Local-density approximation interacts with subjects such as Fixed frequency. His Runge–Gross theorem research incorporates themes from Combinatorics, Atomic theory, Intracule, Functional theory and Electronic charge density.

- Self-Consistent Equations Including Exchange and Correlation Effects (35445 citations)
- Inhomogeneous Electron Gas (30034 citations)
- Density Functional Theory of Electronic Structure (1940 citations)

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Quantum mechanics, Condensed matter physics, Atomic physics, Density functional theory and Electron. As part of his studies on Quantum mechanics, Walter Kohn often connects relevant areas like Quantum electrodynamics. His research in Condensed matter physics intersects with topics in Valence, Omega, Impurity and Electrical resistivity and conductivity.

His work focuses on many connections between Atomic physics and other disciplines, such as Surface, that overlap with his field of interest in Jellium and Surface energy. His Density functional theory research includes elements of Electronic structure and Schrödinger equation. His research brings together the fields of Statistical physics and Local-density approximation.

- Quantum mechanics (37.26%)
- Condensed matter physics (22.17%)
- Atomic physics (20.28%)

- Density functional theory (18.87%)
- Quantum mechanics (37.26%)
- Condensed matter physics (22.17%)

Walter Kohn focuses on Density functional theory, Quantum mechanics, Condensed matter physics, Theoretical physics and Orbital-free density functional theory. His study in Local-density approximation and Time-dependent density functional theory is carried out as part of his Density functional theory studies. His Local-density approximation research integrates issues from Current density and Statistical physics.

When carried out as part of a general Quantum mechanics research project, his work on Atom and Quantum is frequently linked to work in Floquet theory, Electronic systems and Linear scale, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study. His research on Theoretical physics also deals with topics like

- Function that connect with fields like Fermion,
- Electron which is related to area like Ground state. He focuses mostly in the field of Orbital-free density functional theory, narrowing it down to matters related to Wave function and, in some cases, Computational chemistry, Thomas–Fermi model, Electronegativity and Electronic density.

- Density Functional Theory of Electronic Structure (1940 citations)
- Nobel Lecture: Electronic structure of matter-wave functions and density functionals (1547 citations)
- Density functional and density matrix method scaling linearly with the number of atoms. (630 citations)

- Quantum mechanics
- Electron
- Mathematical analysis

His primary areas of study are Quantum mechanics, Density functional theory, Density matrix, Statistical physics and Electronic structure. His Quantum mechanics and Statistical mechanics and Electron investigations all form part of his Quantum mechanics research activities. His Density functional theory research includes themes of Action, Van der Waals surface, Energy functional, Theorem of corresponding states and Surface energy.

His studies deal with areas such as Correlation, Local-density approximation, Current density, Current and Linear response theory as well as Statistical physics. His work deals with themes such as Surface, Variable and Exponential function, which intersect with Local-density approximation. His study on Electronic structure also encompasses disciplines like

- Theoretical physics and related Schrödinger equation, Schrödinger's cat, Wave equation and Fermion,
- Wave function which is related to area like Electronic density, Electronegativity, Thomas–Fermi model and Computational chemistry.

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Self-Consistent Equations Including Exchange and Correlation Effects

W. Kohn;L. J. Sham.

Physical Review **(1965)**

61879 Citations

Inhomogeneous Electron Gas

P. C. Hohenberg;Walter Kohn.

Physical Review **(1964)**

53907 Citations

Motion of Electrons and Holes in Perturbed Periodic Fields

J. M. Luttinger;W. Kohn.

Physical Review **(1955)**

3154 Citations

Density Functional Theory of Electronic Structure

W. Kohn;and A. D. Becke;R. G. Parr.

The Journal of Physical Chemistry **(1996)**

3056 Citations

Nobel Lecture: Electronic structure of matter-wave functions and density functionals

W. Kohn.

Reviews of Modern Physics **(1999)**

2509 Citations

Theory of Metal Surfaces: Charge Density and Surface Energy

N. D. Lang;W. Kohn.

Physical Review B **(1970)**

2194 Citations

Solution of the Schrödinger Equation in Periodic Lattices with an Application to Metallic Lithium

W. Kohn;N. Rostoker.

Physical Review **(1954)**

1661 Citations

Theory of Metal Surfaces: Work Function

N. D. Lang;W. Kohn;W. Kohn.

Physical Review B **(1971)**

1540 Citations

Time-dependent density-functional theory

E.K.U. Gross;W. Kohn.

Advances in Quantum Chemistry **(1990)**

1229 Citations

ONE-PARTICLE PROPERTIES OF AN INHOMOGENEOUS INTERACTING ELECTRON GAS.

L. J. Sham;W. Kohn.

Physical Review **(1966)**

1191 Citations

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