Norman Foster Ramsey Jr.

Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (August 27, 1915 – November 4, 2011) wis an American physicist wha wis awairdit the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physics, for the invention o the separatit oscillatory field method, which haed important applications in the construction o atomic clocks.

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Norman Foster Ramsey Jr.
Norman F. Ramsey
Born27 August 1915(1915-08-27)
Washington, DC
Died4 November 2011(2011-11-04) (aged 96)
Wayland, Massachusetts
ResidenceUnitit States
NaitionalityUnitit States
Alma materColumbia Varsity, Varsity o Cambridge
Kent forSeparatit oscillatory field method
AwairdsErnest Orlando Lawrence Awaird (1960)
Davisson-Germer Prize (1974)
IEEE Medal o Honor (1984)
Rabi Prize (1985)
Rumford Prize (1985)
Oersted Medal (1988)
Naitional Medal o Science (1988)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1989)
Dirac Medal (1990)
Vannevar Bush Awaird (1995)
Scientific career
InstitutionsHarvard Varsity
Doctoral advisorIsidor Isaac Rabi
Doctoral studentsDavid J. Wineland, Daniel Kleppner, Howard Berg