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Theodor W. Hänsch

CHAIR OF THE JURY

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Director of the Division of Laser Spectroscopy at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany).

2005 Nobel Prize in Physics

BIO

Theodor W. Hänsch is Director of the Division of Laser Spectroscopy at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Garching, Germany) and professor in the Faculty of Physics at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. His research areas include the quantum physics of ultracold atoms and ultraprecise laser spectroscopy. It was his work in this last field and, particularly, on the optical frequency comb that won him the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics. Holder of the Frederic Ives Medal (Optical Society of America) and the Stern Gerlach Medal (German Physics Society).