J. Hans D. Jensen

Physicist, Academic

1907 – 1973

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Who was J. Hans D. Jensen?

Johannes Hans Daniel Jensen was a German nuclear physicist. During World War II, he worked on the German nuclear energy project, known as the Uranium Club, in which he made contributions to the separation of uranium isotopes. After the war Jensen was a professor at the University of Heidelberg. He was a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the Institute for Advanced Study, Indiana University, and the California Institute of Technology.

Jensen shared half of the 1963 Nobel Prize for Physics with Maria Göppert-Mayer for their proposal of the nuclear shell model.

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Born
Jun 25, 1907
Hamburg
Also known as
  • J. Hans Jensen
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • University of Hamburg
Employment
  • Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg
Died
Feb 11, 1973
Heidelberg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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