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Nobel Physics Prize Awarded to Two Americans and One Frenchman for the Development of Methods

October 15, 1997

Nobel Physics Prize Awarded to Two Americans and One Frenchman for the Development of Methods To Cool and Trap Atoms With Laser Light

They were cited ``for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light.″

The citation from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said: ``The new methods of investigation that the Nobel laureates have developed have contributed greatly to increasing our knowledge of the interplay between radiation and matter.″

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