Nobel Prize in Physics 2022

Nobel Prize 2018

On October 4, the Nobel Prize in Physics 2022 was awarded to Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser and Anton Zeilinger "for experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science". Their results have cleared the way for new technology based upon quantum information.*

This year’s Nobel Laureates didn’t achieve their breakthroughs overnight. Below you can read, share, and download a selection of their research that’s published across Springer Nature’s journals and books. Find the story of this year’s Laureates in Physics.

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*The Nobel Prize in Physics 2022. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2022. Tue. 4 Oct 2022.

Publications by Alain Aspect

Articles

Bell's inequality test: more ideal than ever. Published in: Nature

Coherence length of an elongated condensate. Published in: The European Physical Journal D

Magnetic trapping of metastable helium atoms. Published in: Applied Physics B

Towards a monolithic optical cavity for atom detection and manipulation. Published in: The European Physical Journal D

Realizing a stable magnetic double-well potential on an atom chip. Published in: The European Physical Journal D

Two body loss rate in a magneto-optical trap of metastable He. Published in: The European Physical Journal D

Coherent matter wave inertial sensors for precision measurements in space. Published in: Applied Physics B

Atom chips in the real world: the effects of wire corrugation. Published in: The European Physical Journal D

A focussing funnel for metastable helium. Published in: The European Physical Journal D

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Single-photon wavefront-splitting interference. Published in: The European Physical Journal D

Wave-particle duality for single photons. Published in: Hyperfine Interactions

Mechanical Hanle effect. Published in: Zeitschrift für Physik D Atoms,Molecules and Clusters

Trapping cold neutral atoms with an iron-core electromagnet. Published in: The European Physical Journal D

An atom interferometer for measuring loss of coherence from an atom mirror. Published in: The European Physical Journal D

Spontaneous light scattering from propagating density fluctuations in an optical lattice. Published in: The European Physical Journal D

About resonant scattering and other hypothetical effects in the orsay atomic-cascade experiment tests of Bell inequalities: A discussion and some new experimental data. Published in: Lettere al Nuovo Cimento (1971-1985)

Theory of atomic diffraction from evanescent waves. Published in: Applied Physics B

Book chapters

Wave-Particle Duality : A Case Study. In: Sixty-Two Years of Uncertainty

Experimental Tests of Bell’s Inequalities in Atomic Physics. In: Atomic Physics 8

Laser Manipulation of Neutral Atoms. In: Laser Interactions with Atoms, Solids and Plasmas

Comment on “A classical model of EPR Experiment with Quantum Mechanical Correlations and Bell Inequalities”. In: Frontiers of Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics

Quantum Interference Effect for Two Atoms Radiating a Single Photon. In: Fundamental Aspects of Quantum Theory

The First Single Photon Sources and Single Photon Interference Experiments. In: Quantum Photonics: Pioneering Advances and Emerging Applications

Experimental Tests of Bell’s Inequalities with Pairs of Low Energy Correlated Photons. In: Frontiers of Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics

RF-Induced Evaporative Cooling And BEC In A High Magnetic Field. In: Bose-Einstein Condensates and Atom Lasers

From Einstein, Bohr, Schrödinger to Bell and Feynman: A New Quantum Revolution? In: Niels Bohr, 1913-2013

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Experimental Tests of Bell’s Inequalities. In: Advances in Quantum Phenomena

Manipulation of Metastable Helium with a LNA Laser. In: Frequency Standards and Metrology

Experimental tests of Bell's inequalities. In: Mathematical Problems in Theoretical Physics

Correlation of Polarization of Pairs of Photons Emitted in Atomic Cascades as Tests of Bell’s Inequalities. In: Coherence and Quantum Optics V

A High Sensitivity Modulation Method for Atomic Beam Absorption Spectroscopy. In: Laser Spectroscopy VIII

Quantum Interference Effect for Two Atoms Radiating a Single Photon. In: Laser Spectroscopy VII

Optical elements for atoms: A beamsplitter and a mirror. In: Fundamentals of Quantum Optics III

Atomic Motion in a Laser Standing Wave. In: Laser Spectroscopy VIII

Experimental Tests of Bell’s Inequalities. In: The Wave-Particle Dualism

Atomic motion in a resonant laser standing wave. In: Fundamentals of Quantum Optics I

The European Physical Journal D is pleased to be publishing a Topical Issue on Quantum Optics of Light and Matter: Honouring Alain Aspect, gathering contributions from contemporary research on quantum and atom optics, including frontier problems in quantum physics and quantum simulations with photons and ultra-cold gases. (Guest Editors: David Clément, Joseph Thywissen, and Philippe Grangier).

Publications by Anton Zeilinger

Articles

Quantum teleportation, onwards and upwards. Published in: Nature Physics

Quantum imaging with undetected photons. Published in: Nature

Experimental delayed-choice entanglement swapping. Published in: Nature Physics

Experimental Greenberger–Horne–Zeilinger entanglement beyond qubits. Published in: Nature Photonics

Advances in high-dimensional quantum entanglement. Published in: Nature Reviews Physics

Experimental non-classicality of an indivisible quantum system. Published in: Nature

Interface between path and orbital angular momentum entanglement for high-dimensional photonic quantum information. Published in: Nature Communications

Bell violation using entangled photons without the fair-sampling assumption. Published in: Nature

High-fidelity transmission of entanglement over a high-loss free-space channel. Published in: Nature Physics

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Multi-photon entanglement in high dimensions. Published in: Nature Photonics

Quantum discord as resource for remote state preparation. Published in: Nature Physics

Information Invariance and Quantum Probabilities. Published in: Foundations of Physics

An experimental test of non-local realism. Published in: Nature

Editorial. Published in: Foundations of Physics

Experimental quantum teleportation. Published in: Natur

Experimental test of quantum nonlocality in three-photon Greenberger–Horne–Zeilinger entanglement. Published in: Nature

Applications of quantum communication protocols in real world scenarios toward space. Published in: e & i Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik

Experimental quantum teleportation of arbitrary quantum states. Published in: Applied Physics B

Independent Photons and Entanglement. A Short Overview. Published in: International Journal of Theoretical Physics

Der Einsatz verschränkter Photonen für die Quantenkryptographie. Published in: e & i Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik

Local deterministic description of Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen experiments. Published in: Foundations of Physics

Twisted photons: new quantum perspectives in high dimensions. Published in: Light: Science & Applications

Complementarity and Information in “Delayed-choice for Entanglement Swapping”. Published in: Foundations of Physics

Dynamic concepts in neutron polarization. Published in: Zeitschrift für Physik B Condensed Matter

Quantum technology: from research to application. Published in: Applied Physics B

Quantum information processing and communication. Published in: The European Physical Journal D

On the Aharonov-Bohm effect. Published in: Lettere al Nuovo Cimento (1971-1985)

Attacks on quantum key distribution protocols that employ non-ITS authentication. Published in: Quantum Information Processing

Decoherence in a Talbot–Lau interferometer: the influence of molecular scattering. Published in: Applied Physics B

Interference phenomena and spin rotation of neutrons by magnetic materials. Published in: Il Nuovo Cimento B (1971-1996)

Introduction to the Proceedings of “Horizons of Quantum Physics” 2012. Published in: Foundations of Physics

Adiabatic following in standing-wave diffraction of atoms. Published in: Applied Physics B

General formulation of spin rotations in neutron interferometry. Published in: Zeitschrift für Physik B Condensed Matter

Implementation and characterization of active feed-forward for deterministic linear optics quantum computing. Published in: Applied Physics B

Book chapters

The Essence of Entanglement. In: Quantum Arrangements

Measurement observation. In: Beyond Art: A Third Culture

Quantum Communication with Photons. In: Optics in Our Time

Recent advances in teleportation of entanglement and in fullerene interference. In: Coherence and Quantum Optics VIII

A Foundational Principle for Quantum Mechanics. In: Philosophers Look at Quantum Mechanics

Information and Fundamental Elements of the Structure of Quantum Theory. In: Time, Quantum and Information

Coherence and Decoherence Experiments with Fullerenes. In: Decoherence, Entanglement and Information Protection in Complex Quantum Systems

Quantum Logics Based on Four-Photon Entanglement. In: Decoherence, Entanglement and Information Protection in Complex Quantum Systems

Organic Molecules and Decoherence Experiments in a Molecule Interferometer. In: Multiscale Methods in Quantum Mechanics

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Multi-Photon Entanglement and Quantum Non-Locality. In: Quantum [Un]speakables

Quantum Physics as a Science of Information. In: Quo Vadis Quantum Mechanics?

Bell’s Theorem, Information and Quantum Physics. In: Quantum [Un]speakables

Interferometry with Macromolecules: Quantum Paradigms Tested in the Mesoscopic World. In: Quantum [Un]speakables

Quantum Complementarity and Information Invariance. In: Epistemological and Experimental Perspectives on Quantum Physics

Quantum Correlations beyond Bell’s Inequalities. In: Advances in Quantum Phenomena

New Dimensions for Entangled Photons: The Role of Information. In: Quantum [Un]Speakables II

Observation of Three-Particle Entanglement. In: Epistemological and Experimental Perspectives on Quantum Physics

Matter Wave Diffraction at Standing Light Waves. In: Epistemological and Experimental Perspectives on Quantum Physics

Quantum Communication. In: Quantum Information

Interferometry with very Cold Neutrons. In: Waves and Particles in Light and Matter

Quantum Optics with Mirrors. In: Quantum Optics VI

Quantum Dense Coding and Quantum Teleportation. In: The Physics of Quantum Information

Experimental Quantum Teleportation of Qubits and Entanglement Swapping. In: Epistemological and Experimental Perspectives on Quantum Physics

Quantum Networks and Multi-Particle Entanglement. In: The Physics of Quantum Information

Bell’s Theorem without Inequalities and Beyond. In: Quantum Measurements in Optics

Die Natur ist noch viel verrückter. In: GeistesBlitze

Introduction to Two-Particle Interferometry. In: Sixty-Two Years of Uncertainty

Towards Coherent Matter Wave Optics with Macromolecules. In: Epistemological and Experimental Perspectives on Quantum Physics

Interaction-Free Measurement of a Quantum Object: On the Breeding of “Schrödinger Cats”. In: Coherence and Quantum Optics VII

Going Beyond Bell’s Theorem. In: Bell’s Theorem, Quantum Theory and Conceptions of the Universe

Observation of the Nondispersivity of Scalar Aharonov-Bohm Phase Shifts by Neutron Interferometry. In: Epistemological and Experimental Perspectives on Quantum Physics

Entangled States of Orbital Angular Momentum of Photons. In: Epistemological and Experimental Perspectives on Quantum Physics

Generalized Aharonov-Bohm Experiments with Neutrons. In: Fundamental Aspects of Quantum Theory

An Interferometer for Atoms with Standing Light Waves. In: Coherence and Quantum Optics VIIA Bell Experiment under Strict Einstein Locality Conditions. In: Epistemological and Experimental Perspectives on Quantum PhysicNeutron phase-echo concept and a proposal for a dynamical neutron polarisation method. In: Neutron Spin Echo
Extensions of Bell Theorem: Experiment Involving Independent Sources in “Event-Ready” Configuration. In: Fundamental Problems in Quantum PhysicPath Information in Quantum Interferometry. In: Coherence and Quantum Optics VIIPerfect crystal neutron optics. In: Imaging Processes and Coherence in Physics
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