The Alan J. Heeger papers contain a large number of drafts, manuscripts, and correspondence relating to journal articles,
conference papers, and patent applications, including files on his Nobel Prize-winning work. Also included are some materials
from Heeger's college days and his work as an instructor at UCSB.
Alan J. Heeger is currently a Professor of Physics and the Director of the Institute for Polymers and Organic Solids at the
University of California, Santa Barbara. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2000 along with his colleagues Alan
MacDiarmid and Hideki Shirakawa for their work in the field of conductive polymers.
23.4 linear feet
(58 document boxes and 1 half-sized document box).
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quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given
on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.