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Hannes Alfvén

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Hannes Alfvén
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Alfvén in 1942
Born
Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén

(1908-05-30)30 May 1908
Norrköping, Sweden
Died2 April 1995(1995-04-02) (aged 86)
Djursholm, Sweden
Alma materUniversity of Uppsala
Known for
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsElectrical engineering and Plasma physics
Institutions
Doctoral advisorManne Siegbahn
Carl Wilhelm Oseen
Doctoral students

Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén (Swedish: [alˈveːn]; 30 May 1908 – 2 April 1995) was a Swedish electrical engineer and plasma physicist. He was the winner of the 1970 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on magnetohydrodynamics (MHD).[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Walter Sullivan (April 5, 1995). Hannes Alfven, 86, Founder Of Field in Physics, Is Dead. The New York Times.