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Nicolaas Bloembergen

Dutch-born American physicist
Nicolaas Bloembergen

Nicolaas Bloembergen (born March 11, 1920, in Dordrecht) is a Dutch/American physicist, who was awarded the 1981 Physics Nobel Prize for his work on laser spectroscopy.


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    • Nobel Prize Autobiography, from Les Prix Nobel. The Nobel Prizes 1980, Editor Wilhelm Odelberg, (Nobel Foundation), Stockholm (1981).

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  • Nicolaas Bloembergen's speech at the Nobel Banquet, December 10, 1981 [1]