Quotes by Charles H. Townes

About Charles H. Townes:

Charles Hard Townes was an American Nobel Prize-winning physicist and inventor. Townes was known for his work on the theory and application of the maser, on which he got the fundamental patent, and other work in quantum electronics connected with both maser and laser devices. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1964 with Nikolay Basov and Alexander Prokhorov.

Author Bio

  • NameCharles H. Townes
  • DescriptionAmerican Physicist
  • BornJuly 28, 1915
  • DiedJanuary 27, 2015
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPhysicist
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; Niels Bohr International Gold Medal; Nobel Prize In Physics; Frederic Ives Medal; Stuart Ballantine Medal; Templeton Prize; SPIE Gold Medal; IEEE David Sarnoff Award