Eric Allin Cornell (born December 19, 1961) is an American physicist. Together with Carl E. Wieman he synthesized the first Bose–Einstein condensate in 1995. In 2001 Cornell, Wieman, and Wolfgang Ketterle shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work.
|Eric Allin Cornell|
|Born||December 19, 1961(age 57)
Palo Alto, California, USA
|Residence||Boulder, Colorado, USA|
|Alma mater||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
|Known for||Bose–Einstein condensation|
|Awards||King Faisal International Prize in Science (1997)
Lorentz Medal (1998) Nobel Prize in Physics(2001) Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics(2000)
|Institutions||University of Colorado Boulder
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) JILA
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