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Kastler, Alfred

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1984 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Physicists

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.