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educator , physicist

Erik Bror Karlsson, Swedish physicist, retired educator. Achievements include development of methods for studies of hydrogen in metals; research on tunneling phenomena for particles in metals. Fellow Royal Academy of Sciences Stockholm (member Nobel committee for physics 1987-1998), Royal Society Sciences Uppsala.

Background

Karlsson, Erik Bror was born on June 23, 1931 in Svanskog, Vrmld, Sweden. Son of Henning Leonard and Eva Amanda (Johansson) Karlsson.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1962.

Career

University lecturer Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1965-1970, associate professor, 1970-1975, professor, 1975-1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of methods for studies of hydrogen in metals. Research on tunneling phenomena for particles in metals.

Membership

Fellow Royal Academy of Sciences Stockholm (member Nobel committee for physics 1987-1998), Royal Society Sciences Uppsala.

Connections

Married Maj-Britt Margareta Gustafsson, March 28, 1959. Children: Annika, Gunilla, Staffan.

father:
Henning Leonard Karlsson

mother:
Eva Amanda (Johansson) Karlsson

spouse:
Maj-Britt Margareta Gustafsson

children:
Annika Karlsson

Gunilla Karlsson

Staffan Karlsson