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The 1999 Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics

Awarded January, 1999, at the 29th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics.

Melvin Lax, City College of New York
For his fundamental work on the quantum theory of the laser.
Lorenzo Narducci, Drexel University
For his contributions to the field of quantum fluctuations and quantum noise, particularly the quantum regression theorem applied to problems in modern quantum optics.
Herbert Walther, Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik
For his work on single-atom masers.
[ Melvin Lax ] [ Lorenzo Narducci ] [ Herbert Walther ]
Melvin Lax Lorenzo Narducci Herbert Walther

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