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John L. Hall

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John Lewis Hall
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Born (1934-08-21) August 21, 1934 (age 86)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materCarnegie Institute of Technology
Known forOptical frequency comb
AwardsDepartment of Commerce Gold Medal (1969)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2005)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsUniversity of Colorado Boulder, JILA, NIST
Doctoral studentsJun Ye

John Lewis "Jan" Hall (born August 21, 1934) is an American physicist. He won the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics with Theodor W. Hänsch and Roy Glauber for his work in precision spectroscopy.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "John L. Hall - Biographical". The Official Website of the Nobel Prize. Nobel Media AB. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  2. Human, Katy (4 October 2005). "Nobel shines again on CU". Denver Post.