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Erwin Hahn

Born June 9, 1921 (1921-06-09) (age 88)
Sharon, Pennsylvania
Fields Physics
Institutions University of California, Berkeley

Erwin L. Hahn (born 1921) is a U.S. physicist, best known for his work on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR).[1] In 1950 he discovered the spin echo.

He received his B.S. in Physics from Juniata College. He has been Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley since 1991 and was professor of physics, 1955-91.


  1. ^ Filler, AG: The history, development, and impact of computed imaging in neurological diagnosis and neurosurgery: CT, MRI, DTI: Nature Precedings DOI: 10.1038/npre.2009.3267.4.

See also

  • Pulsed magnetic resonance--NMR, ESR, and optics: a recognition of E.L. Hahn. Oxford University Press. 1992. ISBN 0198539622.  

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