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2023 Breakthrough New Horizons in Physics Prize - Adam Kaufman

Adam Kaufman poses for a head shot with a shelf of library books in the background.

Adam Kaufman

Credit: R. Jacobson/NIST

Kaufman shares the $100,000 prize with selected winners, all from different institutions (Hannes Bernien, Manuel Endres, Kang-Kuen Ni, Hannes Pichler and Jeff Thompson). The prize committee selected the winners “for the development of optical tweezer arrays to realize control of individual atoms for applications in quantum information science, metrology, and molecular physics.”

For more information, see related press release.


Created September 22, 2022