Norman F. Ramsey
Born: 27 August 1915, Washington, DC, USA
Died: 4 November 2011, Wayland, MA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Prize motivation: "for the invention of the separated oscillatory fields method and its use in the hydrogen maser and other atomic clocks"
Field: atomic physics
Prize share: 1/2