Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Theodore Harold "Ted" Maiman
Born: July 11, 1927, Los Angeles, California, USA
Death: May 5, 2007 (Age: 80)
- American physicist.
- Made the first laser (light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation).
- The Laser Odyssey, which describes the events surrounding the creation of the first laser.
Honors and awards
- Stuart Ballantine Medal (1962).
- Wolf Prize in Physics (1983).
- Japan Prize (1987).