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Luis Alvarez Ph.D.

Luis Alvarez Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1968


A biographical memoir a Memorial Tribute by W. Peter Trower, National Academy of Sciences, biography 19 pages, 22 pages total.

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Name: Luis Walter Alvarez
Birth: 13 June 1911, San Francisco, CA, USA
Death: 1 September 1988, Berkeley, CA, USA
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Award: "for his decisive contributions to elementary particle physics, in particular the discovery of a large number of resonance states, made possible through his development of the technique of using hydrogen bubble chamber and data analysis"
Subject: particle physics
Portion of Cash: 1/1