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Congratulations to David Wineland! 2012 Nobel Laureate in Physics

Physicist David J. Wineland of NIST Boulder Laboratories in Colorado

Physicist David J. Wineland of NIST Boulder Laboratories in Colorado

Credit: NIST

We are thrilled at the news that NIST's David Wineland has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics, along with Professor Serge Haroche of the Collège de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure. Wineland was cited by the Nobel committee "for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems."

Watch NIST's Webcast News Briefing on David Wineland's Nobel Prize in Physics (1:00 p.m. EDT / 11:00 a.m. MDT) >>

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Read the Nobel citation at: www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/2012/press.html

Released October 9, 2012, Updated January 8, 2018