Claude Cohen-Tannoudji#


Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
Email:claudect 'at' gmail.com
Membership Number:1326
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:ccohen-tannoudji
Elected:1993
Homepage: http://www.phys.ens.fr/~Claude%20Cohen-Tannoudji/cct.htm





Present and Previous Positions
  • 1973-2004 Professor at the Collège de France, Chair of Atomic and Molecular Physics
  • 1964-1973 Professor at the Paris Faculty of Sciences, France
  • 1960-1964 Researcher at the CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research)
  • 1962 Ph.D in Physics


Fields of Scholarship
  • atomic physics
  • quantum optics
  • optical pumping
  • resonance fluorescence in intense resonant laser beams
  • radiative forces – laser cooling and trapping
  • Bose-Einstein condensation


Honours and Awards
  • 1991 Research Award of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Berlin, Germany
  • 1992 Lilienfeld Prize of the American Physical Society
  • 1996 Quantum Electronics Prize of the European Physical Society
  • Gold Medal of the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
  • 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics
  • 2005 Gold Medal of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Spain.


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