Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Anton Zeilinger

We are excited that this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to the Austrian quantum physicist Anton Zeilinger (77), Emeritus Professor at the University of Vienna and faculty member of VCQ. This was announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Tuesday, 4 October 2022, in Stockholm. The Nobel Prize was jointly awarded to Zeilinger, the French physicist Alain Aspect and US physicist John F. Clauser for their experiments with entangled photons.

To read more about the career of Anton Zeilinger and the road to the Nobel Prize, click here.

Photo: Anton Zeilinger © Jacqueline Godany

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