Skip to content
Fellows Directory

Charles Townes

Charles Townes

Professor Charles Townes ForMemRS

Foreign Member

Elected: 1976


No biography is available for this person.

Interest and expertise

Subject groups

  • Microbiology, immunology and developmental biology
    • Developmental biology


  • Nobel Prize in Physics

    Half of prize for fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the maser-laser principle.

Was this page useful?
Thank you for your feedback
Thank you for your feedback. Please help us improve this page by taking our short survey.