Louis-Victor Pierre Raymond de Broglie

(1892—1987) French physicist

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(1892–1987) French physicist,

who taught at the Sorbonne in Paris for 34 years. He is best known for his 1923 theory of wave–particle duality (see also de Broglie wavelength), which reconciled the corpuscular and wave theories of light and proved important in quantum theory. For this work he was awarded the 1929 Nobel Prize.

Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

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