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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Igor Y. Tamm - Facts

Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm

Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm

Born: 8 July 1895, Vladivostok, Russia

Died: 12 April 1971, Moscow, USSR (now Russia)

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

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

Field: electromagnetism

Prize share: 1/3

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