Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1964
Charles H. Townes, Nicolay G. Basov, Aleksandr M. Prokhorov

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Nicolay G. Basov - Facts

Nicolay Gennadiyevich Basov

Nicolay Gennadiyevich Basov

Born: 14 December 1922, Usman, USSR (now Russia)

Died: 1 July 2001, Moscow, Russia

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

Prize motivation: "for fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the maser-laser principle"

Field: optical physics, quantum electrodynamics

Prize share: 1/4

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