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Norman Foster Ramsey, Jr.
Ramsay in 1970
|Died||November 4, 2011
|Alma mater||Columbia University, University of Cambridge|
|Known for||Separated oscillatory field method|
|Awards||Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award (1960)
Davisson-Germer Prize (1974)
IEEE Medal of Honor (1984)
Oersted Medal (1988)
National Medal of Science (1988)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1989)
|Doctoral advisor||Isidor Isaac Rabi|
|Doctoral students||David J. Wineland, Daniel Kleppner, Howard Berg|
He was a physics professor at Harvard University for most of his career, Ramsey also held several posts with such government and international agencies as NATO and the United States Atomic Energy Commission. Among his other accomplishments are helping to found the United States Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and Fermilab.
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