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Claude Cohen-Tannoudji

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Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
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Cohen-Tannoudji in 2007
Born (1933-04-01) 1 April 1933 (age 88)
NationalityFrench
Alma materÉcole normale supérieure (Paris)
University of Paris
Spouse(s)
Jacqueline Veyrat (m. 1958)
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Children3
AwardsPrix Paul Langevin (1963)
Prix Jean Ricard (1971)
Young Medal and Prize (1979)
Lilienfeld Prize (1992)
Matteucci Medal (1994)
Harvey Prize (1996)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1997)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsCollege de France
University of Paris
École normale supérieure (Paris)
Doctoral advisorAlfred Kastler
Doctoral studentsSerge Haroche
Jean Dalibard

Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (born 1 April 1933) is a French physicist. He shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics with Steven Chu and William Daniel Phillips for research in methods of laser cooling and trapping atoms. He is still an active researcher, working at the École normale supérieure (Paris).

References[change | change source]

  1. Krapp, Kristine M. (January 1998). Notable twentieth century scientists: Supplement - Kristine M. Krapp - Google Books. ISBN 9780787627669. Retrieved 2013-03-09 – via Google Books.