Isaak Pomeranchuk

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Isaak Yakovlevich Pomeranchuk (Russian: Исаа́к Я́ковлевич Померанчу́к; 20 May 1913, Warsaw, Russian Empire – 14 December 1966, Moscow, USSR) was a Soviet physicist, who was the founder and first head of the theory division at ITEP. The particle pomeron is named in his honour. For his work, Pomeranchuk was twice awarded the Stalin State Prize (1950, 1952). He was elected a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1953 and full member in 1964.

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  • Berkov, A., ed. (2004). I ya Pomeranchuk and Physics at the Turn of the Century : proceedings of the International Conference, Moscow, Russia, 24-28 January 2003. Singapore: World Scientific. ISBN 9789812387677.  (festschrift).
  • Gorsky, Alexander, ed. (2014). Pomeranchuk 100: A I Alikhanov Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP), Moscow 5 6 June 2013. World Scientific. ISBN 978-9814616843.  (festschrift).

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