2013 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
2009 - Member of Academia Europaea
2005 - Nobel Prize for their contributions to the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy, including the optical frequency comb technique
2005 - Frederic Ives Medal, The Optical Society For seminal contributions and landmark advances in optical science and atomic physics, including narrow-band dye lasers, Doppler-free laser spectroscopy, laser cooling of atomic gases, precision spectroscopy of atomic hydrogen, frequency metrology with optical combs, and new physics with cold atoms in optical lattices.
2005 - German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina - Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Physics
2001 - Matteucci Medal, Italian National Academy of Sciences (Accademia nazionale delle scienze)
2000 - Stern–Gerlach Medal, German Physical Society
1996 - Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science, American Physical Society
1983 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1983 - Comstock Prize in Physics, U.S. National Academy of Sciences
1983 - Herbert P. Broida Prize, American Physical Society
1973 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
1973 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS)
Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts
Theodor W. Hänsch mainly focuses on Optics, Atomic physics, Laser, Spectroscopy and Frequency comb. His studies in Optics integrate themes in fields like Spectral line and Optoelectronics. His research integrates issues of Hydrogen, Bose–Einstein condensate, Optical lattice, Proton and Magnetic trap in his study of Atomic physics.
The concepts of his Laser study are interwoven with issues in Phase and Harmonics. His studies deal with areas such as Dye laser, Extreme ultraviolet, Doppler effect and Two-photon excitation microscopy as well as Spectroscopy. His research in Frequency comb tackles topics such as Spectrometer which are related to areas like Astronomical interferometer and Fourier transform.
Theodor W. Hänsch mostly deals with Optics, Atomic physics, Laser, Spectroscopy and Optoelectronics. His Frequency comb, Femtosecond, Metrology, Fourier transform spectroscopy and Nonlinear optics investigations are all subjects of Optics research. His Atomic physics research includes themes of Hydrogen, Proton, Rydberg constant and Lamb shift.
The study incorporates disciplines such as Exotic atom and Muon in addition to Proton. His research on Laser often connects related areas such as Phase. His Spectroscopy research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Doppler effect, Spectral line, Atomic clock, Dye laser and Absorption spectroscopy.
His primary areas of investigation include Optics, Spectroscopy, Laser, Optoelectronics and Frequency comb. In his research, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy is intimately related to Fourier transform, which falls under the overarching field of Optics. His work deals with themes such as Ion, Spectral line, Mode-locking and Atomic clock, Atomic physics, which intersect with Spectroscopy.
His study in Atomic physics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Hydrogen, Exotic atom, Rydberg constant and Proton, Charge radius. Theodor W. Hänsch combines topics linked to Phase noise with his work on Laser. His work in Frequency comb tackles topics such as Metrology which are related to areas like Astronomical interferometer.
Optics, Spectroscopy, Frequency comb, Atomic physics and Optoelectronics are his primary areas of study. His Optics study frequently involves adjacent topics like Spectral line. His Spectroscopy study combines topics in areas such as Broadband, Coherence, Doppler effect, Atomic clock and Laser linewidth.
His work focuses on many connections between Frequency comb and other disciplines, such as Fourier transform, that overlap with his field of interest in Interferometry and Optical frequencies. Theodor W. Hänsch interconnects Hydrogen, Optical fiber, Lorentz covariance and Proton in the investigation of issues within Atomic physics. His Laser research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopy and Raman spectroscopy.
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Quantum Phase Transition From a Superfluid to a Mott Insulator in a Gas of Ultracold Atoms
Markus Greiner;Olaf Mandel;Tilman Esslinger;Theodor W. Hänsch.
Optical frequency metrology
Thomas Udem;Ronald Holzwarth;T. W. Hänsch.
Attosecond control of electronic processes by intense light fields
A. Baltuška;Th. Udem;M. Uiberacker;M. Hentschel.
Cooling of gases by laser radiation
T.W. Hänsch;A.L. Schawlow.
Optics Communications (1975)
Tonks–Girardeau gas of ultracold atoms in an optical lattice
Belén Paredes;Artur Widera;Valentin Murg;Olaf Mandel.
Optical frequency synthesizer for precision spectroscopy
R. Holzwarth;Th. Udem;T. W. Hänsch;J. C. Knight.
Physical Review Letters (2000)
Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb
Scott A. Diddams;David J. Jones;Jun Ye;Steven T. Cundiff.
Physical Review Letters (2000)
The size of the proton
Randolf Pohl;Aldo Antognini;François Nez;Fernando D. Amaro.
Collapse and revival of the matter wave field of a Bose–Einstein condensate
Markus Greiner;Olaf Mandel;Theodor W. Hänsch;Immanuel Bloch.
Absolute Optical Frequency Measurement of the Cesium D 1 Line with a Mode-Locked Laser
Th. Udem;J. Reichert;R. Holzwarth;T. W. Hänsch.
Physical Review Letters (1999)
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