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Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov

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Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov
Full Name
of the recipient
Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1964
Share in Award25.0%
Award Shared withCharles Hard Townes (50.0%)
Nicolay Gennadiyevich Basov (25.0%)
for the Award
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
at the Time of Award
P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, USSR
Place of BirthAtherton, Australia AUS
Date of Birth11 July 1916
at the time of Award
47 years
Place of DeathMoscow, Russia RUS
Date of Death8 January 2002
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