Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science

Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science

The Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science is a prize that has been awarded annually by the American Physical Society since 1991. The recipient is chosen for "outstanding contributions to basic research which uses lasers to advance our knowledge of the fundamental physical properties of materials and their interaction with light". The prize is named after Arthur L. Schawlow (1921-1999), laser pioneer and Nobel laureate, and as of 2007 it is valued at $10,000.


* 2008 James Bergquist
* 2007 Szymon Suckewer
* 2006 Paul B. Corkum
* 2005 Marlan O. Scully
* 2004 Federico Capasso
* 2003 David E. Pritchard
* 2002 Stephen E. Harris
* 2001 David J. Wineland
* 2000 Richard Neil Zare
* 1999 Carl E. Wieman
* 1998 William D. Phillips
* 1997 Charles V. Shank, Erich Peter Ippen
* 1996 Theodor W. Hänsch
* 1995 Richart E. Slusher
* 1994 Steven Chu
* 1993 John L. Hall
* 1992 Yuen-Ron Shen
* 1991 Peter P. Sorokin

External links

* [ Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science] , American Physical Society

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