Erwin L. Hahn (born 1921) is a U.S. physicist, best known for his work on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). In 1950 he discovered the spin echo.
He received his B.S. in Physics from Juniata College. He has been Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley since 1991 and was professor of physics, 1955-91. In 1999 Hahn was awarded the Comstock Prize in Physics from the National Academy of Sciences.
Pulsed magnetic resonance--NMR, ESR, and optics: a recognition of E.L. Hahn. Oxford University Press. 1992. ISBN 0198539622.
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Oral History interview transcript with Erwin L. Hahn 21 August 1986, American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library and Archives
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