Leonid Mandelstam

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Birthday
4, 1879
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Nov 27, 1944 (65)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1879
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Nov 27, 1944 (65)

About

Physicist known for his work on the theory of oscillations, including optics, and quantum mechanics. He helped discover the effect of the combinatorial scattering of light in 1928.

Before Fame

He was expelled from Novorossiya University in Odessa because of his political activities.

Trivia

He founded one of the two major schools of theoretical physics in the Soviet Union.

Family Life

He was related to fellow scientist, Alexander Gurwitsch.

Associated With

He and Aleksandr Aleksandrov were both Soviet physicists.

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