|Died||September 5, 2017 (aged 97)|
|Alma mater||Leiden University|
University of Utrecht
|Known for||Laser spectroscopy|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physics (1981)|
Lorentz Medal (1978)
IEEE Medal of Honor
|Institutions||University of Arizona|
|Doctoral advisor||Edward Purcell|
|Other academic advisors||Cornelis Jacobus Gorter|
|Doctoral students||Peter Pershan|
Nicolaas "Nico" Bloembergen (March 11, 1920 – September 5, 2017) was a Dutch-American physicist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1981.
He won the award with Arthur Schawlow and Kai Siegbahn. He won the prize for his works in laser spectroscopy.
Bloembergen was born in Dordrecht, Netherlands. He studied at Leiden University and at the University of Utrecht. Bloembergen became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1951.
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- ↑ "Nicolaas Bloembergen". IEEE Global History Network. IEEE. Retrieved 18 July 2011.
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