Charles Kittel passed away....

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Today by pure accident I have learned that professor Charles Kittel has passed away on 15th of May 2019, some ten days go. Generations of physicists have learned solid state from his famous book. Also to mention is the mechanics book in the Berkeley series. Some of the awards he has recieved:
I just wanted to start this thread to inform people since there may be many who would like to say few things about this great scientist and educator...

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Although under rated, his text on the quantum theory of solids in my mind should be a must read for any semiconductor physicist.
 
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Great author, Quantum Theory of Solids, Statistical Physics, Thermal Physics are routinely my first go-to place. RIP
 

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