Definition of De Broglie
1. Noun. French nuclear physicist who generalized the wave-particle duality by proposing that particles of matter exhibit wavelike properties (1892-1987).
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1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1882)
"To watch M. de Broglie, as he twists and turns himself restlessly in his crimson arm-chair, as he fingers his watch chain, or crumples bits of paper between ..."
2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1879)
"Par le Duc de Broglie, de l'Académie Française. Deux volumes. Paris, 1879. 2. The King's Secret : icing the Secret Correspondence o, Louis XV. with his ..."
3. Life, Letters and Journals of George Ticknor by George Ticknor, Anna (Eliot) Ticknor (1909)
"Those from the Duke de Laval, from Cesare Balbo, Madame de Broglie, and Auguste de Stael are interesting in themselves, and full of vivacity; and they bear ..."