The September Issue of The Karachi Review is dedicated to ARMED FORCES OF PAKISTAN.

10th August 1913 Birthday of WOLFGANG PAUL, Physicist

Wolfgang Paul was a German physicist who shared one-half of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1989 with the German-born American physicist Hans G. Dehmelt. The other half of the prize was awarded to the American physicist Norman F. Ramsey. Paul received his share of the prize for his development of the Paul trap—an electromagnetic device that captures ions (electrically charged atoms) and holds them long enough for their properties to be accurately measured.

Paul won the Nobel Prize for physics in 1989 for his development of the Paul trap—an electromagnetic device that captures ions (electrically charged atoms) and holds them long enough for their properties to be accurately measured.

He served as an advisor at CERN due to his experience in accelerator physics.

He served as a member and later chairman of the Scientific Policy Committee. He also served the scientific delegate of Germany in the CERN-Council for many years.

For a short period he was chairman of ECFA, the European Committee for Future Accelerators.

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