UR conferences attract leaders in optic research
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Conferences this week at the University of Rochester have attracted top physicists from about 20 nations — including Serge Haroche of France, winner of last year's Nobel Prize in physics. The Tenth Rochester Conference on Coherence and Quantum Optics ...
Quantum gas in laser cage research wins €0.75m prize
Having studied physics in Bonn and conducted research at Stanford University, Immanuel Bloch obtained his PhD at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) working under Theodor Hänsch, who went on to win the Nobel Prize in Physics.
Wilson, Nobel winner for physics, dies in Maine
San Francisco Chronicle
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Physicist Kenneth Wilson, who earned a Nobel prize for pioneering work that changed the way physicists think about phase transitions, has died in Maine, where he retired to enjoy kayaking with his wife. He was 77. Wilson, who ...
Kenneth Wilson, Nobel Prize-winning physics professor, dies at age 77 in Maine
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Kenneth Wilson was in the physics department at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., when he won the Nobel Prize in 1982 for applying his research in quantum physics to phase transitions, the transformation that occurs when a substance goes from, say ...