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2012 physics Nobel recognizes experiments probing quantum world

Work could lead to revolutions in computing

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6:31am, October 9, 2012

Two scientists have won the 2012 Nobel Prize in physics for their pioneering work in quantum optics, a field that manipulates light and matter to measure very precise properties of single particles.

The Nobel committee awarded the prize October 9 to Serge Haroche, of the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, and David Wineland, of the Na

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