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Charles H. Townes

Physicist (28-Jul-1915 — 27-Jan-2015)


Charles H. Townes. Making Waves. Woodbury, NY: American Institute of Physics. 1994. 210pp.

Charles H. Townes. How the Laser Happened: Adventures of a Scientist. Oxford University Press. 2002. 200pp.

Frances Townes. Misadventures of A Scientist's Wife. Berkeley, CA: Regent Press. 2007. 213pp.


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