Léon Rosenfeld

Physicist, Author

1904 – 1974

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Who was Léon Rosenfeld?

Léon Rosenfeld was a Belgian physicist. He obtained a PhD at the University of Liège in 1926, and he was a collaborator of the physicist Niels Bohr. He did early work in quantum electrodynamics that predates by two decades the work by Dirac and Bergmann. He coined the name lepton. In 1949 Léon Rosenfeld was awarded the Francqui Prize for Exact Sciences.

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Born
1904
Charleroi
Also known as
  • Leon Rosenfeld
Nationality
  • Belgium
Profession
Education
  • University of Liège
Died
1974

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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