Optical Tweezers and the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics – Sixty Symbols

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This video features Professor Mike Merrifield from the University of Nottingham. Animation by Pete McPartlan.

The winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics were half to Arthur Ashkin “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems” and the other half jointly to Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland “for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses”.


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