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Wolfgang Ketterle

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Wolfgang Ketterle
Full Name
of the recipient
Wolfgang Ketterle
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award2001
Share in Award33.3%
Award Shared withEric A. Cornell (33.3%)
Carl E. Wieman (33.3%)
for the 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
at the Time of Award
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
Place of BirthHeidelberg, West Germany (now known as Germany DEU)
Date of Birth21 October 1957
at the time of Award
43 years
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