Alain Aspect

Alain Aspect is a French physicist noted for his experimental work on quantum entanglement. Aspect was awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics, jointly with John Clauser and Anton... Wikipedia

  • Born:  June 15, 1947, Agen, Lot-et-Garonne, France
  • Fields:  Physicist
  • Institutions:  Institut d'Optique (Paris-Saclay University), École Polytechnique (Polytechnic Institute of Paris), Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (City University of Hong Kong)
  • Alma mater:  École Normale Supérieure de Cachan, Université d'Orsay
  • Theses:  Contribution à l'étude de la spectrographie de Fourier par holographie (1971), Trois tests expérimentaux des inégalités de Bell par mesure de corrélation de polarisation de photons (1983)
  • Known for:  Aspect's experiment
  • Notable awards:  Holweck Medal (1991), Wolf Prize in Physics (2010), Albert Einstein Medal (2012), ForMemRS (2015), Nobel Prize in Physics (2022)
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