Bhatia, Avadh Behari

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Bhatia, Avadh Behari

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1921 - 1964


Physicist, 1921-1984. Born in India, Dr. Bhatia received advanced degrees from the University of Allahabad and Liverpool. He was a researcher under Max Born at the University of Edinburgh. He came to Canada on a National Research Council fellowship, and in 1954 joined the Department of Physics at the University. From 1964 to 1969 he was director of the Theoretical Physics Institute. He was a pioneer in electronic transport theory and the study of diffraction of light by ultrasonic waves.


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