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Dr. John (Jan) L. Hall shares the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics

John L. Hall in his office at JILA

"... for contributions to the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy, including the optical frequency comb technique."

Boulder scientist embarks on his Nobel Year (142 kB Microsoft Word Document)
by Todd Neff, Camera Staff Writer
Posted with permission from The Daily Camera, Boulder Colorado.

Views of Science Policy - NIST Nobel Laureate Hall (359 kB PDF)

Physics Laboratory articles from NIST News Sources

Technology at a Glance

Lay language quarterly, targeted at industry managers (from 2004 back to 1995).

NIST News Releases

Articles from present back to 1993 (or see Alphabetic listing of recent News Releases).

NIST Tech Beat

Lay language tip sheet for science writers (from present back to 1994, listed by subject and title).

NIST Update - Merged with NIST Tech Beat in July 2003.
Highlights research, activities, and services (Listed by subject and title from 1993 to 2003).

Nobel Prize Winners

Photo of Dr. Eric A. Cornell Nobel Medal for Physics


Dr. Eric A. Cornell
shares the
Nobel Prize in Physics

"... for the achievement of Bose-Einstein condensation in dilute gases of alkali atoms, and for early fundamental studies of the properties of the condensates"
Nobel Medal for Physics Photo of Dr. William D. Phillips


Dr. Willliam D. Phillips
shares the
Nobel Prize in Physics  

    W.D. Phillips' Laser Cooling and Trapping Group develops well-collimated quasi-continuous atom laser and demonstrates four-wave mixing of matter waves.

Deborah Jin Wins 2004 Service to America Medal

Deborah Jin in her laboratory at JILA