Prokhorov, A. M. (Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich) (1916-2002)

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Prokhorov, A. M. (Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich) (1916-)
Prokhorov, Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich (1916-)
Prokhorov, Aleksandr Mikhailovich (1916-2002)
Prokhorov, Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich (1916-2002)
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Physicist
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Biographies

Aleksandr Prokhorov shared the Nobel Prize for physics in 1964 for his work on quantum electronics which led to the construction of masers and lasers. He was winner of many other awards including the Lomonosov Gold Medal, Five Orders of Lenin, Order of the Patriotic War, 1st class, Medal for Valor. A memorial plaque was unveiled in 1987 at his birthplace, Atherton, Queensland.

  • Education - Graduated with honours in physics from the Leningrad University, UUSR
  • Career position - Military service
  • Career position - Scientist at the Laboratory of Oscillations, USSR Academy of Sciences
  • Education - Science degree completed at the Lebedev Institute of Physics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow
  • Career position - Senior Research Associate at the Laboratory of Oscillations
  • Award - Mandelstam Prize received
  • Education - Doctorate completed at the Lebedev Institute of Physics, USSR Academy of Sciences
  • Career position - Head of the Laboratory of Oscillations
  • Award - Lenin Prize received
  • Award - Nobel Prize for Physics received
  • Award - Full Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences
  • Career position - Editor-in-chief of the Great Soviet Encyclopaedia
  • Award - Gold Star of Hero of Socialist Labor received
  • Career position - Chief of the Department of General Physics and Astronomy
  • Career position - Director of the Institute of General Physics
  • Award - Gold Star of Hero of Socialist Labor received

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Resources for A. M. Prokhorov

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Prokhorov, Aleksandr Mikhailovich
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov - Biography
    Published: 1996
    Series: Nobel e-Museum
  3. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1964 'for fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the maser-laser principle'
    Published: 1996
    Series: Nobel e-Museum
  4. Aleksander Mikhailovich Prokhorov
    Beale, R
    Published: ABIE Australian Business and Investment Explorer, Sydney, 2004
    Series: Australia's Nobel Laureates - Adventures in Innovation, 64-73

Resources by A. M. Prokhorov (2)

  1. Laser heating of metals / A.M. Prokhorov ... [et al.]
    Prokhorov, A. M. (Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich), 1916-2002
    [ Book : 1990-2018 ]
    At 2 libraries
    Laser heating of metals / A.M. Prokhorov ... [et al.]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 105,437.312)

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  2. Ferroelectric thin-film waveguides in integrated optics and optoelectronics / A.M. Prokhorov, Yu S. Kuz'minov, O.A. Khachaturyan ; translated from the Russian by Marianna Tsaplina
    Prokhorov, A. M. (Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich), 1916-
    [ Book : 1996 ]
    Languages: English;Russian, [1 other]
    View online
    At LaTrobe Uni Melb
    Ferroelectric thin-film waveguides in integrated optics and optoelectronics / A.M. Prokhorov, Yu S. Kuz'minov, O.A. Khachaturyan ; translated from the Russian by Marianna Tsaplina
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54,917.414)

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  1. Coherent radiation generation and particle acceleration / A.M. Prokhorov, editor-in-chief ; J.M. Buzzi, P. Sprangle & K. Wille, editors
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  3. ALT '97, International Conference on Laser Surface Processing : 8-12 September 1997, Limoges, France / Alexander M. Prokhorov, Alain Catherinot, chairs ; Vladimir I. Pustovoy, editor ; organized by General Physics Institute, Moscow (Russia) ... [et a ...
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  4. ALT '95, International Symposium on Advanced Materials for Optics and Optoelectronics, 4-7 September, 1995, Prague, Czech Republic / Alexander M. Prokhorov, chair ; Vladimir I. Pustovoy, editor ; organized by General Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia ...
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