Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1958
Pavel A. Cherenkov, Il´ja M. Frank, Igor Y. Tamm

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Pavel A. Cherenkov - Facts

Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov

Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov

Born: 28 July 1904, Novaya Chigla, Russia

Died: 6 January 1990, USSR

Affiliation at the time of the award: P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, USSR

Prize motivation: "for the discovery and the interpretation of the Cherenkov effect"

Field: electromagnetism, instrumentation

Prize share: 1/3

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