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

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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1964

Charles Hard Townes

Charles Hard Townes

Prize share: 1/2

Nicolay Gennadiyevich Basov

Nicolay Gennadiyevich Basov

Prize share: 1/4

Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov

Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov

Prize share: 1/4

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1964 was divided, one half awarded to Charles Hard Townes, the other half jointly to Nicolay Gennadiyevich Basov and Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov "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".

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