TITLE

Charpak, Georges

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Charpak, Georges (1924-), a Polish-born French physicist, devised techniques that revolutionized high-energy physics. Some of his innovations transformed the study of subatomic particles. For his invention of a device that detects such particles, Charpak was awarded the 1992 Nobel Prize in physics.
ACCESSION #
37310076

 

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