Hannes Alfvén

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Hannes Alfvén
Alfvén in 1942
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
Scientific career
FieldsElectrical engineering and Plasma physics
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. {{cite book}}: |work= ignored (help)