Mikhail Leontovich

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Mikhail Alexandrovich Leontovich
Native name
Михаил Александрович Леонтович
Born(1903-02-22)22 February 1903
Died30 March 1981(1981-03-30) (aged 78)
Alma materMoscow State University
Known forplasma physics, radiophysics
AwardsLenin Prize (1958)
Scientific career

Mikhail Alexandrovich Leontovich (Russian: Михаи́л Алекса́ндрович Леонто́вич, 22 February 1903, St. Petersburg – 30 March 1981, Moscow) was a Soviet dissident, Soviet physicist, member of USSR Academy of Sciences, specializing in plasma and radiophysics.[1]

He was awarded:


  1. ^ De Boer, S. P.; Driessen, Evert; Verhaar, Hendrik (1982). "Leontovič, Mikhail Aleksandrovič". Biographical dictionary of dissidents in the Soviet Union: 1956–1975; the Hague: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. p. 315. ISBN 9024725380.

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