Arthur Leonard Schawlow

Physicist, Academic

1921 – 1999

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Who was Arthur Leonard Schawlow?

Arthur Leonard Schawlow was an American physicist. He is best remembered for his work on lasers, for which he shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physics with Nicolaas Bloembergen and Kai Siegbahn.

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Born
May 5, 1921
Mount Vernon
Also known as
  • Arthur Schawlow
  • A.L. Schawlow
  • Art Schawlow
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto
    ( - 1941)
  • Doctorate, University of Toronto
    ( - 1949)
  • Master of Arts, University of Toronto
    ( - 1942)
  • Vaughan Road Academy
Employment
  • Research Physicist, Bell Labs
    (1951 - 1961)
  • Professor, Stanford University
    (1961 - 1996)
Lived in
  • United States of America
Died
Apr 28, 1999
Palo Alto

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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