Einstein Prize for Laser Science

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1992 recipient Willis E. Lamb
1996 recipient David J. Wineland

The Einstein Prize for Laser Science was a recognition awarded by the former Society for Optical and Quantum Electronics.[1] The prize, awarded in the 1988–1996 period, consisted in a 3-inch brass medal including Einstein's image and a depiction of a two-level transition including the A and B coefficients. Recipients of the prize include:[1]

In retrospect, the prize was mainly awarded for significant contributions in quantum optics. Presentation of the prize was done at the Lasers'88 to Lasers'96 conferences.[1]

Note: the official name of these conferences was The International Conference on Lasers and Applications, Lasers 'XX.


External links: group photographs[edit]