Charles Hard Townes


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Noun1.Charles Hard Townes - United States physicist who developed the laser and maser principles for producing high-intensity radiation (1915-)
physicist - a scientist trained in physics
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Among Holonyak's many awards are the Global Energy Prize (2003), the Frederic Ives Medal of the Optical Society of America (2001), the Japan Prize (1995), the National Academy of Sciences' Award for the Industrial Application of Science (1993), the Optical Society's Charles Hard Townes Award (1992) and the U.
Perl (Stanford University, Physics, 1995), and Charles Hard Townes (UC Berkeley, Physics, 1964).