Roy Jay Glauber#


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Email:glauber 'at' physics.harvard.edu
Membership Number:3443
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:rglauber
Elected:2012
Homepage: http://www.physics.harvard.edu/people/facpages/glauber.html



Roy Jay Glauber passed away December 26, 2018.

Positions Held
  • 1956 Professor, Harvard University (Mallinckrodt professor of physics)
  • 1952 - 1965 Teacher, Harvard University
  • 1951 - 1952 Teacher, California Institute of Technology
  • 1950 - 1951 Scholar, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 1950-51
  • 1949 - 1950 Scholar, Princeton University
  • 1949 PhD. in Physics, Harvard University
  • 1946 B.Sc. in Physics, Harvard University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Quantum optics
  • Bose-Einstein correlations and Bose-Einstein condensation
  • High energy hadron and heavy ion induced elementary particle and nuclear reactions
  • Interaction of low-energy neutrons

Honours and Awards
  • 1985 Albert A. Michelson Medal, Franklin Institute, Philadelphia
  • 1985 Max Born Award, Optical Society of America
  • 1996 Dannie Heinemann Prize for Mathematical Physics, American Physical Society
  • 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his contribution to the quantum theory of optical coherence", the other half jointly to John L. Hall and Theodor W. Hänsch
  • 2008 Gold Medal of the Spanish National Research Council

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