Alfred Kastler (French: [kastlɛʁ]; 3 Mey 1902 – 7 Januar 1984) wis a French pheesicist, an Nobel Prize laureate.[2]

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Alfred Kastler
Alfred Kastler
Born3 May 1902
Guebwiller, Alsace, German Empire
Died7 January 1984 (aged 81)
Bandol, Fraunce
Alma materÉcole Normale Supérieure, Varsity o Paris[1]
AwairdsHolweck Prize (1954), CNRS Gowd medal (1964), Nobel Prize for Pheesics (1966)
Scientific career
Doctoral advisorPierre Daure [fr]
Doctoral studentsClaude Cohen Tannoudji


  1. At the time, the ENS wis pairt o the Varsity o Paris accordin tae the decree o 10 November 1903.
  2. Happer, William (May 1984). "Obituary: Alfred Kastler". Physics Today. 37 (5): 101–102. Bibcode:1984PhT....37e.101H. doi:10.1063/1.2916219.