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Dr. Charles Townes and his associate James Gordon, with the first maser, built at the Columbia Radioaton laboratory in 1953.
Dr. Charles Townes and his associate James Gordon, with the first maser, built at the Columbia Radioaton laboratory in 1953.
( Bell Laboratories, courtesy AIP Emilio Segre Visual Archives, Hecht Collection)

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