Definition of Esaki, Leo in English:

Esaki, Leo

proper noun

  • (1925–), Japanese physicist. He investigated and pioneered the development of quantum-mechanical tunneling of electrons in semiconductor devices. He designed the tunnel diode. He shared the 1973 Nobel Prize for Physics with Ivar Giaever (1929–) and Brian D. Josephson (1940–)

Pronunciation

Esaki, Leo

/eˈsäkē/