Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1968
Luis Alvarez

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Luis Alvarez - Facts

Luis Walter Alvarez

Luis Walter Alvarez

Born: 13 June 1911, San Francisco, CA, USA

Died: 1 September 1988, Berkeley, CA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for his decisive contributions to elementary particle physics, in particular the discovery of a large number of resonance states, made possible through his development of the technique of using hydrogen bubble chamber and data analysis"

Field: particle physics

Prize share: 1/1

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