Dr. John W. Cahn
1928-2016
Dr. John W. Cahn Emeritus
University of Washington
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  • 1998
  • Materials
  • Chemical
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  • 1998
  • Materials
  • Chemical
Memorial Tribute

BY WILLIAM J. BOETTINGER, 
CAROL A. HANDWERKER, AND FRANK W. GAYLE

JOHN WERNER CAHN, retired senior fellow of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), died in Seattle on March 14, 2016, at age 88.

After distinguished careers ...

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Election Citation
For work on the kinetics and thermodynamics of phase transformations, interfacial phenomena, and quasi-crystals.