Leonard Maximon (b. 1926 in New York, New York) is Research Professor of Physics in the Department of Physics at The George Washington University. He has been an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University, a Visiting Professor at the Norwegian Technical University in Trondheim, Norway, and a Physicist at the Center for Radiation Research at the National Bureau of Standards. He is also an Associate Editor for Physics for the DLMF project.
Maximon has published numerous papers on the fundamental processes of quantum electrodynamics and on the special functions of mathematical physics. He is also coauthor in the Encyclopedia of Physics, published by the Wiley Publishing Company.