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Initiator of the ELI project Gérard Mourou recieved his Nobel Prize

Initiator of the ELI project Gérard Mourou, laureate of the Nobel Prize in Physics received his Nobel Prize yesterday in Stockholm from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
Initiator of the ELI project Gérard Mourou recieved his Nobel Prize

Gérard Mourou, along with his former student, Donna Strickland, and Arthur Ashkin, were recognised for breakthroughs in laser technology that turned light beams into powerful precision tools for everything from eye surgery to micro-machining.

To read about Mourou's and Strickland's  technique called ‘Chirped Pulse Amplification’, please click here.

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