Alvarez

(redirected from Alvarez, Luis Walter)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

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.

Alvarez

(ˈælvərɛz)
n
(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

Al•va•rez

(ˈæl vəˌrɛz)

n.
Luis Walter, 1911–88, U.S. physicist.