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Dennis Gabor (formerly Dénes Gábor) (1900-1979), Electronics engineer and humanist

Sitter in 5 portraits
Physicist. Born in Hungary, Gabor came to England in 1933 and was Professor of Applied Electron Physics at Imperial College, London from 1958 to 1967. His work on the electron microscope led to the production of an interference pattern which he termed a 'hologram', a breakthrough fundamental to the development of holography. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1971.

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Dennis Gabor (formerly Dénes Gábor)

by Dr Lessing
hologram, 1960s or 1970s?
NPG P287


Dennis Gabor (formerly Dénes Gábor)

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1971
NPG x22218