Alfvén


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Alf·vén

 (äl-vān′), Hannes Olof Gösta 1908-1995.
Swedish physicist. He won a 1970 Nobel Prize for his theories on plasma physics.
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Alfvén

(alˈven)
n
(Biography) Hannes Olaf Gösta (ˈhannɛs ˈuːlaf ˈjøsta). 1908–95, Swedish physicist, noted for his research on magnetohydrodynamics; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1970
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