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 (wĭg′nər), Eugene Paul 1902-1995.
Hungarian-born American physicist and pioneer of nuclear engineering. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for his work on symmetry principles in quantum mechanics.


(Biography) Eugene Paul. 1902–95, US physicist, born in Hungary. He is noted for his contributions to nuclear physics: shared the Nobel prize for physics 1963


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Eugene Paul, 1902–95, U.S. physicist, born in Hungary: Nobel prize 1963.
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Noun1.Wigner - United States physicist (born in Hungary) noted for his work on the structure of the atom and its nucleus (1902-1995)
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But Peter and I had had a conversation about 5 or 6 years ago addressing exactly this topic of the soft electronic mode, though in a different context, the Wigner crystal instability.
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The Hungarian Academy of Sciences and elements intzmnyhlzatra assets (excluding MTA Wigner Research Center for Physics Data Center) concluded All-Risks property insurance, with coverage of additional risks and liability insurance combined with the conditions set out in the procurement documents.
As we have seen above, in the famous Wigner paradox an ultimate observer B tells an intermediate observer A that it was he, B, that really chose the outcome of observation and that A was really in parallel conflicting realities.
html) Wigner wrote , "The enormous usefulness of mathematics in the natural sciences is something bordering on the mysterious and there is no rational explanation for it.
See: Wigner and Inonu, for the group contraction concept [22]).
In 1946, just before the birth of the Atomic Energy Commission from the Manhattan Project, Eugene Wigner, a physicist at Princeton University and a Nobel laureate, was persuaded to take over Oak Ridge National Laboratory as director and to create a new kind of focused haven for scientific research.
The second named author is grateful for the warm hospitality of his hosts during visits to the Wigner Research Centre in Sept-Oct 2014 and Aug-Sept 2015.
It was the second session in which Young Bana Marri fully dominated the proceedings and after getting ball control first tied the tally 1-1 when right wigner Ayaz slammed in a beautiful goal on the field attempt.
The star of the match right wigner Sajin Ullah first opened the account for Latambar Red in the 28th minute.
In 1935, when physicists Eugene Wigner and Hillard Bell Huntington of Princeton University first predicted that compressed solid hydrogen would be metallic, they thought the transition to a metal might occur at a pressure 250,000 times that of Earth's atmosphere.
For example, the Wigner Ville distribution would cause cross-term interference when dealing with the multi component signals; the analysis window of STFT is fixed; the WT has been well applied in fault diagnosis [5, 6] but different mother wavelets should be predefined for each component [7-11].