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Boris Ivanovich STEPANOV

physicist

Boris STEPANOV, USSR Physicist. Director, Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Belarusian Academy of Sciences, since 1957; full member, Belarusian Academy of Sciences, since 1953. Member, Communist Party, since 1939.

Background

STEPANOV, Boris was born in 1913.

Education

1936 graduated Leningrad University.

Career

1936-1953 at State Optics Institute. Since 1953 at Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Belarusian Academy of Sciences. Specialist in theoretical spectroscopy.

Developed the theory of oscillatory spectra in polyatomic molecules. Proposed quantum mechanical theory of spectroscopic behavior of hydrogen bonds. Since 1951 has devoted particular attention to the theory of processes arising during luminescence of complex molecules and uranyl compounds.

Religion

Religious books are outdated, because laws by nature have to change with the advance of societies and technology.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1939.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1939.