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Kastler, Alfred

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Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1984 AD, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Physicists

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1902 - Born in Guebwiller on the 3rd of May.

1921 - He went to the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris.

1926 - He began teaching physics at the Lycée of Mulhouse, and then taught at the University of Bordeaux.

1941 - He was a university professor.

1952 - Georges Bruhat asked him to come back to the Ecole Normale Supérieure, where he finally obtained a chair.

1966 - He won the Nobel Prize in Physics "for the discovery and development of optical methods for studying Hertzian resonances in atoms".

         - He was president of the board of the Institut d'optique théorique et appliquée.

1984 - Died on the 7th of January.

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