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Vladimir Aleksandrovich Fock (1898-1974), Soviet quantum physicist. Fock made fundamental advances in quantum theory, generalising the Klein-Gordon equation. Fock space, the Fock representation, the Fock state and the Hartree-Fock method are all named after him. He was a Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Photographed in 1967, in Russia.
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