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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William D. Phillips - Facts

William D. Phillips

William D. Phillips

Born: 5 November 1948, Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 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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