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Nicolaas Bloembergen as a scientist and a mentor

Nicolaas Bloembergen made rich contributions to nuclear magnetic resonance, masers and lasers, nonlinear optics and ultrafast laser–matter interactions. The Nobel laureate sadly passed away on 5 September 2017. Here are my memories of my Harvard mentor, a remarkable person and a wonderful scientist.

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Liu, JM. Nicolaas Bloembergen as a scientist and a mentor. Nature Photon 12, 118–121 (2018).

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