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n. - Russian physicist whose research into ways of moving electrons around atoms led to the development of masers and lasers for producing high-intensity radiation (1916-2002).

Usage examples (33)
  • New owner Mikhail Prokhorov is eager to get started on the rest.
  • 1950's by the American Charles Townes and by Basov and Prokhorov from the Soviet Union, who shared the Nobel prize in Physics in 1964.
  • Prokhorov was still busy looking through the menu.
  • Prokhorov hopes he has built a winning team by then. for more
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