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Arkady Beinusovich Migdal (1911-1991), Russian physicist, giving a lecture. Migdal was born in Lithuania. He worked in the fields of particle and quantum physics. One of the places he worked at was the Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy. The Landau-Pomeranchuk-Migdal effect is named for him, as he carried out the quantative analysis of this phenomenon, noticed by Landau and Pomeranchuk. He also worked on superfluidity. He was a member of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Photographed in 1982, at the Engineering Physics Institute (MIFI), Moscow, Russia.
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