The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
John W. Cahn
National Institute of Standards & Technology
Gaithersburg,Maryland 20877 USA
"For his pioneering work on thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transitions and diffusion, on interfacial phenomena, and for his contributions to the understanding of periodic and quasi-periodic structures."
Presented by President William Jefferson Clinton at a White House (East Room) ceremony on Tuesday, April 27, 1999.