From Student to Nobel Laureate

Molly Moser

Donna Strickland reflects on the road to CPA—and on her own winding path from research to recognition.

figureDonna Strickland at the 2018 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden. [Alexander Mahmoud / © Nobel Media AB 2018]

You may have heard of Donna Strickland. Last year, the ultrafast-laser legend joined a very small, exclusive club. In December, on the anniversary of Arthur Nobel’s death, she became a Nobel laureate.

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