Mikhail Lukin

Lukin, Mikhail Fedorovich

 

Born Nov. 6 (18), 1892, in the village of Polukhtino, now Zubtsov Raion, Kalinin Oblast; died May 25, 1970, in Moscow. Soviet military commander; lieutenant general (1940). Member of the CPSU from 1919. Son of a peasant.

Lukin served in World War I (1914-18), graduated from an ensigns’ school in 1916, and held the rank of senior lieutenant. He joined the Red Guard in 1917 and the Red Army in 1918. Lukin served in the Civil War of 1918-20 as deputy chief of staff of a division, commander of a regiment and a brigade, and chief of staff of a division. He graduated from reconnaissance courses of the Field Staff of the Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army in 1918 and from advanced training courses for the command staff at the M. V. Frunze Military Academy in 1926. He was commandant of Moscow in 1935-37 and subsequently chief of staff and deputy commander of the troops of the Siberian Military District. Lukin became an army commander in 1940.

In the Great Patriotic War (1941-45), Lukin commanded the Sixteenth, Twentieth, and Nineteenth armies on the Western Front. During the offensive by the fascist German troops on Moscow in October 1941, Lukin commanded a group of armies that, encircled near Viaz’ma, managed to pin down the enemy. On October 14 he was wounded (his leg was amputated) and taken captive, where he conducted himself courageously under difficult conditions. He was released from captivity in May 1945. He retired in 1946. Lukin was awarded the Order of Lenin, five Orders of the Red Banner, the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, the Order of the Red Star, and various medals.

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Most of the properties of light we know about originate from the fact that photons are massless and do not interact," said Harvard physics professor Mikhail Lukin.
It's not an inapt analogy to compare this to lightsabres," boasts Harvard physics prof MiKhail LuKin, one of the big Know-it-alls involved in the project.
It's a real-world application of a quantum manipulation technique," says Mikhail Lukin of Harvard University, a member of one of the teams.
I'm optimistic that within a few years we'll be able to build at least a lab demonstration of a quantum network," says Mikhail Lukin of Harvard University.
Several theoretical approaches have been proposed to dispel the EPR Paradox, and the 2001 approach described by collaborating researchers Luming Duan at the University of Science and Technology of China, Mikhail Lukin at Harvard University, and Juan Ignacio Cirac and Peter Zoller of the Universitat Innsbruck (known as the DLCZ Protocol) has been demonstrated experimentally by Professor H.
Dr Mikhail Lukin, who led the team at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, said, 'We have succeeded in holding a light pulse still without taking all the energy away from it.
Harvard's Dr Mikhail Lukin said: ``We have succeeded in holding a light pulse still without taking all the energy away from it.
Harvard physicist Dr Mikhail Lukin said: "We have succeeded in holding a light pulse still without taking all the energy away from it.