The Nobel Prize in Physics 2005
Roy J. Glauber, John L. Hall, Theodor W. Hänsch
John L. Hall
Born: 21 August 1934, Denver, CO, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Colorado, JILA, Boulder, CO, USA, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO, USA
Prize motivation: "for their contributions to the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy, including the optical frequency comb technique"
Field: atomic physics
Prize share: 1/4