Carl Wieman

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Carl Edwin Wieman
Wieman in 2011
Born (1951-03-26) March 26, 1951 (age 72)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materMIT
Stanford University
Known forBose–Einstein condensate
AwardsE. O. Lawrence Award (1993)
King Faisal International Prize in Science (1997)
Lorentz Medal (1998)
The Benjamin Franklin Medal (2000)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2001)
Oersted Medal (2007)
Yidan Prize (2020)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of British Columbia
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Michigan
Stanford University
Doctoral advisorTheodor W. Hänsch
Doctoral studentsWendy Adams

Carl Edwin Wieman (born March 26, 1951) is an American physicist. He works at Stanford University.[1]

In 1995, while at the University of Colorado Boulder, he and Eric Allin Cornell created the first true Bose–Einstein condensate (BEC). In 2001, he won the Nobel Prize in Physics.

References[change | change source]

  1. Mervis, Jeffrey (28 August 2013). "Carl Wieman Takes Physics, Education Jobs at Stanford". Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 23 November 2013.