Physics Nobel Goes to Laser Pioneers
Physics Nobel Goes to Laser Pioneers
Three researchers, Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou, and Donna Strickland, who worked on optical tweezers and chirped pulse amplification win the 2018 award.
Physics Nobel Goes to Laser Pioneers
Physics Nobel Goes to Laser Pioneers

Three researchers, Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou, and Donna Strickland, who worked on optical tweezers and chirped pulse amplification win the 2018 award.

Three researchers, Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou, and Donna Strickland, who worked on optical tweezers and chirped pulse amplification win the 2018 award.

optical tweezers
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Megan Scudellari | Feb 10, 2012
A new device can detect sounds a million times fainter than the hearing threshold of the human ear.
Optical Tweezers
Optical Tweezers
Patricia Bassereau and Bruno Goud | Apr 1, 2011
Institut Curie researchers Bruno Goud, a biologist, and Patricia Bassereau, a physicist, talk about their fruitful, decade-long collaboration exploring the physics of membrane trafficking in a Skype interview conducted by Associate Editor Richard P. Grant.
The Optical Trap
The Optical Trap
Don Monroe | Aug 28, 2005
When Art Ashkin, Steve Chu, and their colleagues at Bell Labs in Holmdel, NJ, first invented optical tweezers, they spent their days pushing around tiny, glass spheres.
Building a Better Optical Trap
Building a Better Optical Trap
Karen Heyman | Jun 19, 2005
Shortly after the invention of the laser, Bell Labs physicist Arthur Ashkin began exploring the range of the new devices.