April 16, 1937|
|Died||November 7, 2012
|Institutions||University of Cambridge
Imperial College London
University of Swansea
|Alma mater||St John's College, Cambridge|
|Thesis||Unitarity and S-matrix theory (1963)|
|Doctoral advisor||John Clayton Taylor|
|Doctoral students||Neil Turok
David Ian Olive (//; 16 April 1937 – 7 November 2012) CBE FRS FLSW, was a British theoretical physicist. Olive made fundamental contributions to string theory and duality theory. (See GSO projection).
Elected FRS 1987, and appointed CBE in 2002.
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