de Broglie Louis
de Bro·glie(də broi′), Duc Louis (Victor Pierre Raymond) 1892-1987.
French physicist who won a 1929 Nobel Prize for proposing the theory that electrons and other particles exhibit wavelike properties, thus laying the foundation for the field of wave mechanics.
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