Ali Javan

Physicist, Inventor

1926 –

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Who is Ali Javan?

Ali Javan is an Iranian-American physicist and inventor at MIT. His main contributions to science have been in the fields of quantum physics and spectroscopy. He co-invented the gas laser in 1960, with William R. Bennett. In 2007 Javan was ranked Number 12 on the list of the "Top 100 Living Geniuses".

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Born
Dec 26, 1926
Tehran
Nationality
  • Iran
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Tehran
  • Columbia University
  • Alborz High School
Employment
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Columbia University
Lived in
  • Tehran

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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