Louis Victor Pierre Raymond duc de Broglie

1892 - 1987

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Louis de Broglie was a French mathematician best known for his description of the dual particle-wave properties of the electron.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (10 books/articles)

A Quotation

A Poster of Louis de Broglie

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Louis de Broglie
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Nobel Prize1929
Fellow of the Royal Society1953
Paris street namesRue de Broglie (13th Arrondissement) (also named for his brother).


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Nobel prizes site (A biography of de Broglie and his Nobel prize presentation speech)
  1. Académie Française; (in French)
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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