Alfven, Hannes Olof Gosta

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Alfvén,

Hannes Olof Gosta, Swedish plasma physicist and astronomer, 1908-1995, winner of the 1970 Nobel Prize for Physics.
Alfvén wave - transverse electromagnetic wave propagated along lines of magnetic force in plasma.