Vladimir Teplyakov

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Vladimir A. Teplyakov
Born November 6, 1925 (1925-11-06) (age 89)
Died December 10, 2009
Protvino, Russia
Nationality Russia
Fields Physics
Institutions Institute for High Energy Physics
Known for High energy physics, Accelerator physics
Notable awards Lenin Prize (1988)
Order of Lenin
Order of the October Revolution
Order of Glory 3rd Class
Order of the Patriotic War 2nd Class

Vladimir Aleksandrovich Teplyakov (Russian: Владимир Александрович Тепляков) (November 6, 1925- December 10, 2009) was a Russian physicist who is best known for his work with particle accelerators. He, working with his friend I.M. Kapchinsky, created the Radio Frequency Quadrupole (RFQ) principle, which was very important dealing with the speed of low energy ion beams.

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Teplyakov was born in the USSR on November 6, 1925. He was made to join the Red Army in January 1943 and fought in the Second World War on the Ukrainian front. After the war ended, he went to and graduated from the All-Union Correspondence Polytechnic Institute in Moscow. After leaving school, he began work at the Institute of Chemical Physics. From 1959-1966, he worked at Chelyabinsk-70, where he kept up his study of high-current proton accelerators. In 1966, he and several of the people that he worked with were moved to the Institute of High Energy Physics in Protvino, Russia.

Civilian honours[change | change source]

Military honours[change | change source]

  • Order of Glory, 3rd class the
  • Order of the Patriotic War, 2nd Class
  • medal for the Capture of Vienna.

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