Norman Foster Ramsey Jr.

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Norman Foster Ramsey Jr.
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Norman F. Ramsey
Born27 August 1915(1915-08-27)
Washington, DC
Died4 November 2011(2011-11-04) (aged 96)
Wayland, Massachusetts
ResidenceUnitit States
NaitionalityUnitit States
Alma materColumbia Varsity, Varsity o Cambridge
Kent forSeparatit oscillatory field method
AwairdsErnest Orlando Lawrence Awaird (1960)
Davisson-Germer Prize (1974)
IEEE Medal o Honor (1984)
Rabi Prize (1985)
Rumford Prize (1985)
Oersted Medal (1988)
Naitional Medal o Science (1988)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1989)
Dirac Medal (1990)
Vannevar Bush Awaird (1995)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsHarvard Varsity
Doctoral advisorIsidor Isaac Rabi
Doctoral studentsDavid J. Wineland, Daniel Kleppner, Howard Berg

Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (August 27, 1915 – November 4, 2011) wis an American physicist wha wis awairdit the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physics, for the invention o the separatit oscillatory field method, which haed important applications in the construction o atomic clocks.