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Luis Walter Alvarez

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Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Luis Walter Alvarez
Full Name
of the recipient
Luis Walter Alvarez
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1968
Share in Award100.0%
Award Shared with
for the Award
for his decisive contributions to elementary particle physics, in particular the discovery of a large number of resonance states, made possible through his development of the technique of using hydrogen bubble chamber and data analysis
at the Time of Award
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Place of BirthSan Francisco, CA, United States USA
Date of Birth13 June 1911
at the time of Award
56 years
Place of DeathBerkeley, CA, United States USA
Date of Death1 September 1988
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