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The 2004 Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics

Awarded January 6, 2004, at the 34th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics.

Karl-Ludwig Kompa, Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik
For pioneering contributions to laser chemistry and chemical lasers, especially the development of the oxygen-iodine laser.
Stuart A. Rice, University of Chicago
For pioneering contributions to quantum statistical dynamics, especially the laser control of chemical reactions.
Lu Jeu Sham, University of California at San Diego (bio)
For pioneering contributions to the quantum theory of molecules and solids, especially the Kohn-Sham density functional theory.
[ Karl-Ludwig Kompa ] [ Stuart A. Rice ] [ Lu Jeu Sham ]
Karl-Ludwig Kompa Stuart A. Rice Lu Jeu Sham

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