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Wigner, Eugene Paul

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1995 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Physicists

US (Hungarian-born) physicist


immigrated to US 1930 (naturalized US citizen 1937)


introduced group theory into quantum mechanics


wrote "Group Theory and Its Application to Atomic Spectra" 1931


prover and eponym of Wigner's theorem 1932


president of American Physical Society 1956


Nobel Prize in Physics 1963