Angewandte Chemie International Edition
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October 09, 2001
Nobel Prize in Physics to E. A. Cornell, W. Ketterle, and C. E. Wiemann
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2001 jointly to Eric A. Cornell (*1961, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Boulder, Colorado, USA), Wolfgang Ketterle (*1957, Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Carl E. Wieman (*1951, JILA and University of Colorado, Boulder, USA) for the achievement of Bose-Einstein condensation in dilute gases of alkali atoms, and for early fundamental studies of the properties of the condensates. More information is available from the Nobel e-Museum.