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Charles Hard Townes

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Charles Hard Townes
Full Name
of the recipient
Charles Hard Townes
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1964
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withNicolay Gennadiyevich Basov (25.0%)
Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov (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
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
Place of BirthGreenville, SC, United States USA
Date of Birth28 July 1915
at the time of Award
48 years
Place of DeathBerkeley, CA, United States USA
Date of Death27 January 2015
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