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Ashkin in December 2018
|Died||September 21, 2020
|Alma mater||Columbia University
|Known for||Optical tweezers|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physics (2018)|
Arthur Ashkin (September 2, 1922 – September 21, 2020) was an American scientist of Jewish descent. He worked at Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies. He was the second oldest Nobel Laureate in history, behind John B. Goodenough. He was known for his invention of optical tweezers in 1986. For his works, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2018.
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