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Nobel Lectures in Physics 1996-2000


 

Edited by G Ekspong (University of Stockholm, Sweden)

Below is a list of the Nobel Laureates in Physics for the period 1996-2000 with a description of the work awarded with the Nobel Prize:

(1996) D M Lee, D D Osheroff and R C Richardson - for their discovery of superfluidity in helium-3;

(1997) S Chu, C Cohen-Tannoudji and W D Phillips - for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light;

(1998) R B Laughlin, H L Störmer and D C Tsui – for their discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with fractionally charged excitations;

(1999) G 't Hooft and M J G Veltman – for elucidating the quantum structure of electroweak interactions in physics;

(2000) Z I Alferov and H Kroemer – for developing semiconductor heterostructures used in high-speed and opto-electronics and; J S Kilby – for his part in the invention of the integrated circuit.

496 pp
Pub. date: January 2003
ISBN 981-238-003-5 (hardcover)
ISBN 981-238-004-3 (pocketbook)

World Scientific Publishing Company 

 

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