To recognize outstanding contributions to basic research which uses lasers to advance our knowledge of the fundamental physical properties of materials and their interaction with light.
ARTHUR L. SCHAWLOW PRIZE
July 14, 1998
American Physical Society (APS)
Phillips was chosen "for pioneering experiments in laser cooling and trapping, including the first demonstrations of Zeeman cooling, the magnetic trapping of neutral atoms and the extension of laser cooling below the Doppler limit."
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