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07/21/00

MIT Students Awarded Prizes

The group of Wolfgang Ketterle of MIT continues to gain recognition for their work in laser-cooled atoms in the Fundamental Physics discipline. Dan M. Stamper-Kurn won the 2000 APS award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Atomic, Molecular, or Optical Physics. His thesis topic was "Peeking and poking at a new quantum fluid: studies of gaseous Bose-Einstein condensates in magnetic and optical traps". As well, Ananth Chikkatur won the MIT Deutsch Award for Excellence in Experimental Physics for 2000.



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