The Nobel Prize in Physics 2001
Nobel co-recipients Eric A. Cornell, Carl E. Wieman
Physicist - Atomic Physics. Hobbies: Running, Bicycling.
"...the quest for pure knowledge and the pursuit of goals which are only vaguely defined and change as the research progresses... I didn't anticipate that the best was still to come".
Name: Wolfgang Ketterle
Birth: 21 October 1957, Heidelberg, West Germany (now Germany)
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
Award: "for the achievement of Bose-Einstein condensation in dilute gases of alkali atoms, and for early fundamental studies of the properties of the condensates"
Subject: Atomic Physics
Portion of cash: 1/3
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Invited Talks at Conferences (2012-1993)
PhD Advisors: Prof. Herbert Walther and Dr. Hartmut Figger at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Garching, Germany
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