Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1981
Nicolaas Bloembergen, Arthur L. Schawlow, Kai M. Siegbahn

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Arthur L. Schawlow - Facts

Arthur Leonard Schawlow

Arthur Leonard Schawlow

Born: 5 May 1921, Mount Verno, NY, USA

Died: 28 April 1999, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for their contribution to the development of laser spectroscopy"

Field: optical physics, quantum electrodynamics

Prize share: 1/4

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