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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1992
Georges Charpak

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Georges Charpak - Facts

Georges Charpak

Georges Charpak

Born: 1 August 1924, Dabrovica, Poland

Died: 29 September 2010, Paris, France

Affiliation at the time of the award: École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie, Paris, France, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

Prize motivation: "for his invention and development of particle detectors, in particular the multiwire proportional chamber"

Field: instrumentation

Prize share: 1/1

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