Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969

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Birth 1889-08-07
Death 1969-10-04
Americans
Multiple languages, Italian, French, Russian, English, German

Biographical notes:

Physicist (theoretical physics, quantum theory, electromagnetic waves). On physics faculty at Collège de France, 1932-1939, and Harvard University, 1946-1949; general director, French National Broadcasting System, 1939-1940; director of research, Watson Laboratory, International Business Machines Corporation, 1949-1954.

From the description of Papers, 1877-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80490114

Died in 1967.

From the description of Oral history interview with Léon Brillouin, 1962 March 29 and 3 April. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83299886

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Subjects:

  • Gravity
  • Gravitation
  • Brillouin scattering
  • Information theory
  • Nuclear physics
  • Electromagnetic waves--Scattering
  • Quantum theory
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Science--History
  • Radiation
  • Atomic theory

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  • Physicists--Interviews
  • Physicists

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