The work of Elliott Lieb

  • Rupert L. Frank

    Mathe­matisches Institut, Ludwig-Maximilans Universität München, The­resienstr. 39, 80333 München, Germany, and Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology, Schel­ling­str. 4, 80799 München, Germany, and Mathematics 253-37, Caltech, Pasa­de­na, CA 91125, USA
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On the occasion of Elliott Lieb being awarded the Gauss Prize 2022, we give a nontechnical overview over some of his seminal works in mathematical physics. We emphasize, in particular, his work on Coulomb many-body systems and functional inequalities.