Dennis Gabor


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British physicist (born in Hungary) noted for his work on holography (1900-1979)

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The approach is based on a 1948 proposal by Dennis Gabor, the inventor of holography.
This notion first worked out in 1947 by a Hungarian-born British physicist, Dennis Gabor (1900-1979), but though the theory was sound, it could not be reduced to practice without further advances in optics.
This year is the 70th anniversary of the birth of holography by Dennis Gabor who also received the Nobel Prize in Physics for this fantastic discovery.
The first hologram was invented by scientist Dennis Gabor in Rugby in 1947.
Holograms were first conceived by Dennis Gabor in 1947 and collections that preserve the science's history are rare.
Dennis Gabor, who invented the hologram, lived in Bilton Road, and Sir Frank Whittle lived in Rugby and did some of the development work on his jet engine here.
Since holograms were first conceived by Dennis Gabor in 1947, there have been at least 20.000 contributors to the field, 7,000 patents, 1,000 books and countless commercial products.
For the first time ever on a British stamp a hologram has been printed, commemorating the achievements of physicists from all walks of science, but notably Hungarian-born scientist Dennis Gabor.
The foundations of holography were laid by Dennis Gabor, a Hungarian scientist working in the UK, in a patent and a series of papers written between 1948 and 1951 that were aimed at microscopy.
Holograms were invented by Hungarian-born scientist Dennis Gabor while he was living in Bilton Road, Rugby, in 1947.
He was the recipient of numerous prestigious awards over his career including: the Joseph Fraunhofer Medal of the Optical Society of America, the Thomas Young Medal of the Institute of Physics--London, the Dennis Gabor Award of SPIE, the Henderson Medal of the Royal Photographic Society, the Walter Boas Medal of the Australian Institute of Physics and Gold Medals of the Australian Optical Society and SPIE.
The timepiece was invented by Jane in memory of Dennis Gabor, a Hungarian born scientist who proposed the idea of holograms while living in Bilton Road, Rugby, in 1948.
In 1955 he developed single sideband holography, a technique to suppress the second image seen in the (relatively) few holograms that were being exposed at the time, only eight years after Dennis Gabor managed to make the first hologram with a filtered are light.
He says a 200-year overview of the history of the town ignores the nearby skyline dominated by radio masts, the Willans and Robinson factory, Rugby's relationship with Russelsheim, Sir Frank Whittle and Nobel prize winner Dennis Gabor and marks the only other two major events of this century as the unveiling of the William Webb Ellis statue and the construction of the gyratory system.
Caulfield was honoured by his peers, receiving the Dennis Gabor Award and the SPIE Gold Medal.