Elias Burstein, American physicist, Died at 99

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Elias (Eli) Burstein was born on September 30, 1917 and died June 17, 2017.

He was an American experimental condensed matter physicist whose active career in science spanned seven decades.

Burstein was known for his pioneering fundamental research in the optical physics of solids; for writing and editing hundreds of articles and other publications; for bringing together scientists from around the world in international meetings, conferences, and symposia; and for training and mentoring dozens of younger physicists.

Elias Burstein passed away at 99 years old.