Index by Year of Birth
* 1922 Usman/Russia
+ 2001 Moscow/Russia
Nikolay Gennadiyevich Basov was a Soviet physicist and educator.
For his fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics that
led to the development of laser and maser,
Basov shared the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics with Alexander
Prokhorov and Charles Hard Townes.
2020 J. Giesen