John L. Hall

  • john lewis hall
    john l. hall in lindau.jpg
    hall at the 2012 lindau nobel laureate meeting
    born (1934-08-21) august 21, 1934 (age 85)
    denver, colorado, u.s.
    nationalityunited states
    alma matercarnegie institute of technology
    known foroptical frequency comb
    awardsdepartment of commerce gold medal (1969)
    nobel prize in physics (2005)
    scientific career
    institutionsuniversity of colorado boulder, jila, nist
    doctoral studentsjun ye

    john lewis "jan" hall (born august 21, 1934) is an american physicist, and nobel laureate in physics. he shared the 2005 nobel prize in physics with theodor w. hänsch and roy glauber for his work in precision spectroscopy.

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John Lewis Hall
John L. Hall in Lindau.jpg
Born (1934-08-21) August 21, 1934 (age 85)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materCarnegie Institute of Technology
Known forOptical frequency comb
AwardsDepartment of Commerce Gold Medal (1969)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2005)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Colorado Boulder, JILA, NIST
Doctoral studentsJun Ye

John Lewis "Jan" Hall (born August 21, 1934) is an American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics. He shared the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics with Theodor W. Hänsch and Roy Glauber for his work in precision spectroscopy.