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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1997
Steven Chu, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, William D. Phillips

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Steven Chu - Facts

Steven Chu

Steven Chu

Born: 28 February 1948, St. Louis, MO, USA

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

Prize motivation: "for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light"

Field: atomic physics

Prize share: 1/3

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