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Geiger, Hans Wilhelm

Line breaks: Hans Wil|helm Gei¦ger
Pronunciation: /ˈɡʌɪɡə
 
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Definition of Geiger, Hans Wilhelm in English:

( 1882–1945), German nuclear physicist; full name Hans Johann Wilhelm Geiger. In 1908 he developed his prototype radiation counter for detecting alpha particles, later improved in collaboration with Walther Müller.

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