September 22 in the post-treatment left stamp dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner, physicist A.M. Prokhorov took place

Alexander Prokhorov (1916–2002) was an outstanding Soviet physicist, one of the founders of quantum electronics. A laser technology pioneer, he won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1964.

Prokhorov’s works are dedicated to radio physics, accelerator physics, radio spectroscopy, quantum electronics and its applications and non-linear optics. He established a major physics school; there were many prominent scientists among his students. The General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences has been bearing the name of Prokhorov since 2002.

The postage stamp depicts a portrait of Alexander Prokhorov against the background of a blackboard with notes from a 1964 colloquium on it.

Additionally, FSUE PTC “Marka” will manufacture a first day cover and first day postmark for Moscow.

Design: G. Schegol.
Face value: 21.50 RUB.
Size of stamp: 32.50×32.50 mm, size of sheet: 118×118 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins of 9 (3×3) stamps.
Circulation: 252,000 stamps (28,000 sheets).

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