Definition of de Broglie, Louis-Victor in English:

de Broglie, Louis-Victor

proper noun

  • Prince (1892–1987), French physicist. He was the first to suggest that subatomic particles can also have the properties of waves, and his name is now applied to such a wave. He further developed the study of wave mechanics, which was fundamental to the subsequent development of quantum mechanics. Nobel Prize for Physics (1929).

Pronunciation

de Broglie, Louis-Victor

/də bʀɔj//də ˈbrəʊɡli/