Charles H. Townes

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United States, Physicist
July 28, 1915January, 27, 2015.

Charles Hard Townes was an American physicist and inventor of the maser. Townes worked on the theory and application of the maser, for which he obtained the fundamental patent, and other work in quantum electronics associated with both maser and laser devices. He shared the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics with Nikolay Basov and Alexander Prokhorov. Townes was an adviser to the United States Government, meeting every US President from Harry Truman to Bill Clinton.

Also known as Nuclear Physicist, University Teacher, Inventor