Prize in Physics 2005
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to
award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2005
with one half to Roy J. Glauber “for his contribution
to the quantum theory of optical coherence”
and one half jointly to John L. Hall and Theodor W.
Hänsch “for their contributions to the development
of laser-based precision spectroscopy, including the
optical frequency comb technique”.