David J. Wineland

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David J. Wineland
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David J. Wineland in 2008
BornDavid Jeffrey Wineland
(1944-02-24) 24 Februar 1944 (age 76)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
NaitionalityAmerican
Alma materVarsity o Californie, Berkeley
Harvard Varsity
Varsity o Washington
AwairdsNobel Prize in Pheesics (2012)
Naitional Medal o Science (2007)
Schawlow Prize (2001)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
InstitutionsNaitional Institute o
Staundarts an Technology

Varsity o Colorado, Boulder
ThesisThe Atomic Deuterium Maser (1971)
Doctoral advisorNorman Foster Ramsey, Jr.

David Jeffrey Wineland[1] (born Februar 24, 1944)[2] is an American Nobel Prize-winnin pheesicist at the Naitional Institute o Staundarts an Technology (NIST) pheesics laboratory. His wirk haes includit advances in optics, specifically laser cuilin o ions in Paul traps an uise o trapped ions tae implement quantum computin operations. He wis awairdit the 2012 Nobel Prize for Pheesics, jyntly wi Serge Haroche, for "grund-breakin experimental methods that enable measurin an manipulation o individual quantum seestems." [3][4]

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  1. Class of 1961 Graduation List. encinahighschool.com
  2. "David Wineland". Array of Contemporary American Physicists. Retrieved 2013-01-13.
  3. "Press release - Particle control in a quantum world". Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  4. Phillips, WD (30 April 2013). "Profile of David Wineland and Serge Haroche, 2012 Nobel laureates in physics". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110 (18): 7110–1. PMID 23584018.