Visn. Nac. Akad. Nauk Ukr. 2019. (2):58-68  
https://doi.org/10.15407/visn2019.02.058

A.M. Negriyko, L.P. Yatsenko
Institute of Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

NEW TOOLS CREATED BY LIGHT
Nobel Prize in Physics, 2018

On October 2, the Nobel Committee at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the decision to award the Nobel Prize in Physics of 2018 to three scientists working in the field of laser physics. Half of the prize went to the American researcher Arthur Ashkin for “the creation of optical tweezers and its application in biological systems.” The second half of the award was shared amongst the French physicist Gérard Mourou and Canadian researcher Donna Strickland “for the method of generating high-intensity ultrashort optical pulses.”

Language of article: ukrainian

 

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