Obituary: Jean Brossel (1918–2003)

@article{Lalo2003ObituaryJB,
  title={Obituary: Jean Brossel (1918–2003)},
  author={Franck Lalo{\"e}},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2003},
  volume={422},
  pages={274-274}
}
  • F. Laloë
  • Published 20 March 2003
  • Physics
  • Nature
NATURE | VOL 422 | 20 MARCH 2003 | www.nature.com/nature Jean Brossel passed away on 4 February 2003 in Périgueux, Dordogne, the city of his birth. He was one of the founding fathers of the modern French school of quantum optics and co-founder, with Alfred Kastler, of the Laboratoire Kastler Brossel at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, in Paris. Brossel entered the Ecole Normale in 1938, completing his studies in 1945 (after a two-year interruption due to the Second World War). Physics research in… 
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