Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Alfvén, Hannes Olof Gösta

  • Carl-Gunne Fälthammar
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_9008

BornNorrköping, Sweden, 20 May 1908

Died Djursholm, Sweden, 2 April 1995
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Selected References

  1. Alfvén, H. and Fälthammar, C.-G. (1963). “Cosmical Electrodynamics – Fundamental Principles” Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  2. Alfvén, H. (1940). "On the Motion of a Charged Particle in a Magnetic Field". Arkiv f. Mat. Astr. o. Fysik, 27A, No. 22, 1–20.MATHGoogle Scholar
  3. Falthammar, C.-G. (1998). “From Plasma Laboratory to Plasma Universe – The Life and Legacy of Hannes Alfvén.” In Physics of Space Plasmas, edited by T. Chang and J. R. Jasperse, pp. 3–11. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.Google Scholar
  4. Pease, R. S. and S. Lindqvist (1998). “Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén.” Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 44: 1–19.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carl-Gunne Fälthammar
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden