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Abe Yoffe's 100th birthday

last modified Nov 27, 2019 09:35 AM

Many congratulations to Abe Yoffe, Emeritus Reader in Physics and Emeritus Fellow of Darwin College, whose 100th birthday was on Tuesday 26th November 2019.

Abe was a member of the former Physics and Chemistry of Solids group (PCS) which transferred from the (then) Department of Physical Chemistry to the Cavendish in 1957, to carry out research on solid explosives, friction and lubrication. Abe was Head of PCS from 1981 until his retirement in 1987.  He then became a member of the Optoelectronics Group from 1987 onwards.