Nobel Prize in Physics,2018

 

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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 was awarded “for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics” with one half to Arthur Ashkin “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems”, the other half jointly to Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland “for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses”.

Arthur Ashkin

Affiliation at the time of the award: Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, NJ, USA
Prize motivation: “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems.”
Gérard Mourou
Affiliation at the time of the award: École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Prize motivation: “for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses.”
Prize share: 1/4
Donna Strickland
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
Prize motivation: “for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses.”
Prize share: 1/4

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