Spectroscopy In A New Light

Presenter Full Name
Dr. Arthur L. Schawlow
Award Recipient
National Medal of Science
Nobel Prize
Stanford University
Year & Semester
1982 Fall
Presentation Date
November 1, 1982

Dr. Arthur L. Schawlow of Stanford University, co-winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physics, will describe how-with intense,directional, and monochromatic light from lasers-it is possible to detect single atoms, to resolve hidden details of spectra, and to make measurements of unprecedented precision.