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01/14/00

Ketterle Receives Prestigious Prize

Wolfgang Ketterle, a principal investigator in the Fundamental Physics program of Code UG and the John D. MacArthur Professor of Physic at MIT, received the Dannie-Heineman Prize of the Academy of Sciences, Göttingen, Germany. The prize was awarded during the session of the Academy on November 26, 1999 with the citation "for the experimental verification and convincing demonstration of the coherence of a Bose-Einstein condensate of ultracold sodium atoms". Ketterle also received the London Award earlier in the year.



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