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Wolfgang Ketterle at a symposium at Brown University, 2007
|Born||21 October 1957
|Nationality||Germany, United States|
Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics
|Known for||Bose–Einstein condensates|
|Awards||Benjamin Franklin Medal (2000)
Nobel Prize for Physics (2001)
|Institutions||University of Heidelberg
|Doctoral advisor||Herbert Walther
|Doctoral students||Kendall B. Davis
Wolfgang Ketterle (born 21 October 1957) is a German physicist. He is a professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His works focused on experiments that trap and cool atoms to temperatures close to absolute zero.
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