Басов Николай Геннадиевич
On December 14, 1922 Bassov Nikolay Gennadiyevich was born. This is a Soviet physicist, a Nobel Prize laureate on physics. In 1963 he organized Laboratory of quantum radiophysics which he headed to the end of his life. Basov's works are devoted to quantum electronics and its applications. He established the principle of strengthening and generation of electromagnetic radiation by quantum systems. Bassov developed physical bases of creation of quantum standards of frequency, he put forward ideas of new usage of lasers in optoelectronics.