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William Daniel Phillips (born November 5, 1948) is an American pheesicist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Pheesics, in 1997, wi Steven Chu an Claude Cohen-Tannoudji.

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William Daniel Phillips
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Phillips at the 2012 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetin
Born (1948-11-05) 5 November 1948 (age 71)
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvanie
NaitionalityUnitit States
Alma materMIT
Juniata College
Kent forLaser cuilin
AwairdsNobel Prize in pheesics (1997)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
InstitutionsNIST
Varsity o Maryland, College Park