Nikolay Basov

Physicist, Academic

1922 – 2001

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Who was Nikolay Basov?

Nikolay Gennadiyevich Basov was a Soviet physicist and educator. For his fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics that led to the development of laser and maser, Basov shared the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics with Alexander Prokhorov and Charles Hard Townes.

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Born
Dec 14, 1922
Usman, Russia
Also known as
  • N. G. Basov
Nationality
  • Soviet Union
  • Russia
Profession
Education
  • Uppsala University
  • National Research Nuclear University MEPhI
Died
Jul 1, 2001
Moscow

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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