Okun, Lev Borisovich

Okun’, Lev Borisovich


Born July 7, 1929, in Sukhini-chi, Kaluga Oblast. Soviet theoretical physicist; corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1966).

Okun’ graduated from the Moscow Physics and Engineering Institute in 1953. Since 1954 he has worked at the Institute of Experimental and Theoretical Physics. His main work has been on the theory of elementary particles (theory of weak interactions, composite models of elementary particles, and so on).


Slaboe vzaimodeistvie elementarnykh chastits. Moscow, 1963.
“Nekotorye zamechaniia o medlennykh protsessakh prevrashchenii elementarnykh chastits.” Zhurnal eksperimental’noi i teoreticheskoi fiziki, 1957, vol. 32, fasc. 6, p. 1587. (With B. M. Pontekorvo.)
“Nekotorye zamechaniia o sostavnoi modeli elementarnykh chastits.” Ibid, 1958, vol. 34, fasc. 2, p. 469.
“Unitarnaia simmetriia i universal’noe slaboe vzaimodeistvie.” Ibid., 1962, vol. 42, fasc. 5, p. 1400. (With I. Iu. Kobzarev.)