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Spectroscopy & the Nobel

Alessia Kirkland

October is when scientists around the world await the results from Stockholm. Since the Nobel Prize was established in 1895, a surprising number of the awards have gone to advances related to or enabled by spectroscopy—from the spectral splitting of the Zeeman and Stark effects to cutting-edge advances enabled by laser frequency combs. We offer a small (and far from complete) sample here; to explore further, visit


Publish Date: 01 October 2018

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