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Alain Aspect granted the Albert Einstein Medal

On March 12, 2012

Laureate of the Albert Einstein Society

Alain Aspect, research director at the CNRS, was granted the prestigious Albert Einstein Medal by the Albert Einstein Society of Bern, Switzerland.

This distinction recognizes annually those persons who have "rendered exceptional service" in relation to the work of Albert Einstein.
Research director at the CNRS, Alain Aspect is also a professor at the Optics Institute Graduate School and at École Polytechnique. He leads the Atomic Optics Group at the Charles Fabry Laboratory in Palaiseau (Optics Institute Graduate School/CNRS/Université Paris-Sud).

> Additional information on the website of the CNRS