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Gabor, Dennis

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Born: 1900 AD
Died: 1979 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Professors

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1900 - Born on 5th of June in Budapest, Hungary.

1927 - He wrote his Ph.D. thesis concerning the cathode ray tube and worked on plasma lamps.

1933 - He was 
invited to Britain to work at the development department of the British Thomson-Houston

                company.

1936 - He married with Marjorie Butler.

1947 - He invented holography while working at British
Thomson-Houston company.

1948 - He moved to Imperial Collage London, England.

1951 - He publish his theories of optical imaging and holography.

1958 - He became a
professor of Applied Physics.

1962 - He invented the laser the first coherent light source.

1963 - He invented the first hologram.

1967 - He retired as a professor of Applied Physics.

1972 - He developed an interest in social analysis and published The Mature Society: a view of the future.

1979 - He died on the 9th of February in London, England.


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