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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2001
Eric A. Cornell, Wolfgang Ketterle, Carl E. Wieman

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Eric A. Cornell - Facts

Eric A. Cornell

Eric A. Cornell

Born: 19 December 1961, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Colorado, JILA, Boulder, CO, USA

Prize motivation: "for the achievement of Bose-Einstein condensation in dilute gases of alkali atoms, and for early fundamental studies of the properties of the condensates"

Field: atomic physics

Prize share: 1/3

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