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Geiger, Hans Wilhelm

Pronunciation: /ˈɡīɡər/
(1882–1945), German nuclear physicist; full name Hans Johann Wilhelm Geiger. In 1908, he developed a prototype radiation counter for detecting alpha particles.

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Syllabification: Gei·ger, Hans Wilhelm

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