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French and U.S. scientists win physics Nobel Prize for quantum manipulation

By Agence France-Presse
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 9:58 EDT
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Serge Haroche of France and David Wineland of the US won the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for their work on measuring and manipulating individual particles while preserving their quantum-mechanical nature.

The pair were honoured for “groundbreaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems,” the jury said in its citation.

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