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Franck, James

Line breaks: James Franck
Pronunciation: /fraŋk
  • (1882–1964), German-born American physicist. He worked on the bombardment of atoms by electrons and became involved in the US atom bomb project; he advocated the explosion of the bomb in an uninhabited area to demonstrate its power to Japan.

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