Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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

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Claude Cohen-Tannoudji - Facts

Claude Cohen-Tannoudji

Claude Cohen-Tannoudji

Born: 1 April 1933, Constantine, French Algeria (now Algeria)

Affiliation at the time of the award: Collège de France, Paris, France, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

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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