Carl E. Wieman
Born: 26 March 1951, Corvallis, OR, 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