psipsi

Louis de Broglie

de Broglie

Born on August 13, 1892. Honorary Professor at the Sorbonne.

Nobel Prize, Member of the French Academy, Permanent Secretary of the French Academy of Sciences, Member of twenty foreign Academies. Golden medal of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.

Author of:

"Une nouvelle theorie de la lumiere", "Elements de theorie des quanta et de mecanique ondulatoire", "Etude critique des bases de I'interpretation actuelle de la mecanique ondulatoire".

Important Contributions:

Discovery of the wave associated with an electron (de Broglie wave) basis of the wave mechanics, new theory of light, interpretation of the wave mechanics (double solution theory).

An obituary can be found at
http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/770045.pdf.