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Charles Hard Townes

Born: 1915
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina

Masers—Townes constructed the maser (microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation) and also suggested the laser. Both are used in communications, medicine, industry, astronomy and navigation. (1976)


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