Wolfgang Paul

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Wolfgang Paul
Born10 August 1913(1913-08-10)
Lorenzkirch, Saxony, German Empire
Died7 December 1993(1993-12-07) (aged 80)
Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany
NaitionalityGermany
Alma materTechnical Varsity o Munich
Technical Varsity o Berlin
Varsity o Göttingen
Kent forIon traps
AwairdsNobel Prize in pheesics (1989)
Dirac Medal (1992)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
InstitutionsVarsity o Bonn
Doctoral advisorHans Kopfermann
Notes
Wolfgang Pauli humorously referred tae him as his "imaginary pairt".[1]

Wolfgang Paul (August 10, 1913 – December 7, 1993) wis a German pheesicist, who co-developed the non-magnetic quadrupole mass filter which laid the foondation for whit we nou caw an ion trap.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Gerald E. Brown and Chang-Hwan Lee (2006): Hans Bethe and His Physics, World Scientific, ISBN 981-256-610-4, p. 338
  2. Toschek, Peter E. (July 1994). "Obituary: Wolfgang Paul". Physics Today. 47 (7): 76–77. doi:10.1063/1.2808585.