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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1970
Hannes Alfvén, Louis Néel

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Hannes Alfvén - Facts

Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén

Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén

Born: 30 May 1908, Norrköping, Sweden

Died: 2 April 1995, Djursholm, Sweden

Affiliation at the time of the award: Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Prize motivation: "for fundamental work and discoveries in magnetohydro-dynamics with fruitful applications in different parts of plasma physics"

Field: plasma physics

Prize share: 1/2

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