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Alfvén, Hannes

Line breaks: Han¦nes Alf¦vén
Pronunciation: /ˈalvɛn
 
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  • (1908–95), Swedish theoretical physicist; full name Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén. His work was important for controlled thermonuclear fusion. Nobel Prize for Physics (1970).

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