With No Nobel Prize in Literature This Year, Another Award Steps In
03 Octobre, 2018, 14:31 | Auteur: Therese Cote
Mourou, who is from France, and Strickland from Canada, jointly received the award "for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses".
The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences on said half the almost $1.29-million prize goes to Arthur Ashkin of Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, and the other half will be shared by Strickland and Gérard Mourou.
Strickland is the third female physics laureate to win the prize, and the first since Maria Goeppert-Mayer who won 55 years ago for her discoveries about the nuclei of atoms.
Nobel laureate Donna Strickland says her first thought on hearing she'd won the physics prize was "it's insane".
"First of all, you have to think it is insane!" said Professor Strickland, on hearing the news.
Ashkin is American, Mourou is French and Strickland is Canadian.
Strickland said she was honored by the nomination but also emphasized the need for more female participation and acknowledgment in the field.
It was developed when they were both researchers at the University of Rochester and has been employed to create some of the most powerful lasers in laboratories worldwide. The technique is today used in corrective eye surgery. Their technique puts more light "in the same tiny space", greatly increasing its intensity.
Frenchman Gerard Mourou of the Ecole Polytechnique and University of MI will share half of the NZ$1.5 million the prize carries with Ms Strickland; Mr Ashkin gets the other half.
The prize "will be awarded when the Swedish Academy has won back the public's trust", he told public broadcaster Sveriges Radio. I do not have to go through what they went through because there were women out there paving the way for us.
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