Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm (Roushie: И́горь Евге́ньевич Тамм; 8 Julie 1895 – 12 Aprile 1971) wis a Soviet physicist wha received the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physics, jyntly wi Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov an Ilya Frank, for thair 1934 discovery o Cherenkov radiation.

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Igor Tamm
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Igor Tamm, 1958
BornIgor Yevgenyevich Tamm
8 Julie 1895(1895-07-08)
Vladivostok, Roushie Empire
Died12 Apryle 1971(1971-04-12) (aged 75)
NaitionalitySoviet Union
Alma materMoscow State Varsity
Edinburgh Varsity
Kent forTamm states
Neutron magnetic moment
Cherenkov–Vavilov effect
Frank–Tamm formula
Tamm–Dancoff approximation
Hydrogen bomb
Tokamak
Phonon
Awairds1967 Lomonosov Gowd Medal
1958 Nobel Prize in Physics
Scientific career
FieldsPairticle physics
Institutions Moscow State Varsity Lebedev Physical Institute
Doctoral studentsVitaly Ginzburg
Andrey Sakharov
Semen Shubin
Evgeny Feinberg
Leonid Keldysh
Leonid Brekhovskikh
Anatoly Vlasov