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Werner Heisenberg

German theoretical physicist


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Werner Karl Heisenberg was a German theoretical physicist and one of the key pioneers of quantum mechanics. He published his work in 1925 in a breakthrough paper. In the subsequent series of papers with Max Born and Pascual Jordan, during the same year, this matrix formulation of quantum mechanics was substantially elaborated. He is known for the uncertainty principle, which he published in 1927. Heisenberg was awarded the 1932 Nobel Prize in Physics "for the creation of quantum mechanics".

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Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university in Berlin, Germany

Leipzig University

University in Leipzig, Germany

University of Copenhagen

Public research university in Copenhagen, Denmark

University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

University of St Andrews

University in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

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