Roy J. Glauber
Roy Jay Glauber
September 1, 1925
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||December 26, 2018 (aged 93)|
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Alma mater||Harvard University (B.A., Ph.D.)|
|Known for||Inventing Quantum Optics|
(m. 1960; div. 1975)
|Thesis||The relativistic theory of meson fields (1949)|
|Doctoral advisor||Julian Schwinger|
Roy Jay Glauber (September 1, 1925 – December 26, 2018) was an American theoretical physicist. He was the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University and Adjunct Professor of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona.
Glauber was awarded one half of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his contribution to the quantum theory of optical coherence", with the other half shared by John L. Hall and Theodor W. Hänsch.
Glauber died on December 26, 2018 at a hospital in Newton, Massachusetts at the age of 93.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "We've moved". oasis.lib.harvard.edu.
- ↑ Knight, Peter; Milburn, Gerard J. (2015). "Daniel Frank Walls FRSNZ. 13 September 1942 — 12 May 1999". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. Royal Society publishing. 61: 531–540. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2014.0019. ISSN 0080-4606. S2CID 77660162.
- ↑ "In Memoriam: Roy J. Glauber, 1925-2018". Retrieved 28 December 2018.
Other websites[change | change source]
- 2013 Video Interview with Roy Glauber by Cynthia C. Kelly Voices of the Manhattan Project
- Audio Interview with Roy Glauber by Owen Gingerich Voices of the Manhattan Project
- Glauber States: Coherent states of Quantum Harmonic Oscillator Archived 2013-01-25 at the Wayback Machine
- Roy J. Glauber at the Harvard Physics Department Faculty website Archived 2012-04-10 at the Wayback Machine
- The Nobel Prize in Physics 2005
- Dannie Heineman Prize 1996
- "Physics Professor Awarded Nobel", Harvard Crimson, October 5, 2005 Archived October 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
- "Double Honours", Guardian, October 11, 2005
- NYC High Schools Archived 2006-06-14 at the Wayback Machine