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Nobel Prize in Physics 2023: Latest Updates
2023 Nobel Prize in Physics
- The winners of the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics are Anne L’Huillier, Pierre Agostin, and Ferenc Krausz
- Anne L’Huillier becomes the fifth woman to win the Nobel Prize in Physics.
- The 2022 winners were Alain Aspect (France), John Clauser (United States), and Anton Zeilinger (Austria) for their advancements made in quantum mechanics.
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And with that, the event has come to a close. Thanks for joining us and congratulations to the three winners. Join us tomorrow as the Nobel Committee announces the winner of the 2023 prize in chemistry.
The 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to Pierre Agostini, Ferenc Krausz and Anne L’Huillier
Pierre Agostini, Ferenc Krausz, and Anne L’Huillier have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in equal shares. The Nobel Committee recognizes these three physicists “for experimental methods that generate attosecond pulses of light for the study of electron dynamics in matter.”
A look back at the 2022 winners
For a deep dive into the brilliance behind the winners of the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics, check out this video from World Science Festival.
How many times has a physicist from the United States won the prize?
The first Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded in 1901 and since then a physicist from the United States has won fifty-four times. One of the three winners of the 2022 prize, John Clauser, is from the United States. Clauser was given the prize jointly with Alain Aspect and Anton Zeilinger "for [their] experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science."