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Al·va·rez(ăl′və-rĕz′), Luis Walter 1911-1988.
American physicist who won a 1968 Nobel Prize for his study of subatomic particles. He was also involved in the development of the first atomic bomb.
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(Biography) Luis Walter. 1911–88, US physicist. He made (with Felix Bloch) the first measurement of the neutron's magnetic moment (1939). Nobel prize for physics 1968
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Luis Walter, 1911–88, U.S. physicist.
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