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Alexander Prokhorov


Who is Alexander Prokhorov?

Alexander Prokhorov: Alexander Mikhaylovich Prokhorov, or Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov, was a Soviet physicist known for his pioneering research on lasers and masers for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1964 with Charles Hard Townes and Nikolay Basov.

  • also known as Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov, Alexander Mikhaylovich Prokhorov, A. Prokhorov
  • born on (99 years ago) in Atherton
  • nationality: Russia, Soviet Union
  • education: Saint Petersburg State University
  • profession: Physicist
  • died on (14 years ago) in Moscow
  • written works: "Kvantovai͡a︡ ėlektronika", "6th International Conference On Atomic", "Problems in Solid-State Physics"
  • some of the awards:
      • Lenin Prize
      • Nobel Prize in Physics ("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"), with Nikolay Basov & Charles H. Townes
      • Order of Lenin
      • State Prize of the Russian Federation
      • Order of Lenin
      • Order of Lenin
      • Order of Lenin
      • Hero of Socialist Labour
      • Order of Lenin
      • Frederic Ives Medal
      • Demidov Prize

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Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Films (2014)

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