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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Aleksandr M. Prokhorov - Facts

Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov

Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov

Born: 11 July 1916, Atherton, Australia

Died: 8 January 2002, 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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