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David J. Wineland

1944 - Today

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David Jeffrey Wineland (born February 24, 1944) is an American Nobel-laureate physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) physics laboratory. His work has included advances in optics, specifically laser-cooling trapped ions and using ions for quantum-computing operations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David J. Wineland has received more than 195,813 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). David J. Wineland is the 248th most popular physicist (up from 328th in 2019), the 1,190th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,950th in 2019) and the 51st most popular Physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, David J. Wineland ranks 248 out of 717Before him are Klaus Hasselmann, Julian Schwinger, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Gustaf Dalén, Georg Bednorz, and John B. Goodenough. After him are Theodor W. Hänsch, Yoichiro Nambu, Serge Haroche, Joseph Plateau, Gérard Mourou, and Klaus Fuchs.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1944, David J. Wineland ranks 68Before him are Jonathan Demme, Bora Milutinović, Norodom Ranariddh, Udo Kier, Peter Weir, and Maria João Pires. After him are Bernard Cornwell, Nelson Freire, Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Günter Netzer, and Klaus Nomi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David J. Wineland ranks 1,190 out of 18,182Before him are Robert S. Mulliken (1896), Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Scott Wilson (1942), Frank Sheeran (1920), Dennis Quaid (1954), and Wallace Carothers (1896). After him are George Benson (1943), Etta James (1938), Joe Satriani (1956), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Andrew Garfield (1983), and Morgan Fairchild (1950).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, David J. Wineland ranks 51Before him are John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), Melvin Schwartz (1932), Burton Richter (1931), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), David Bohm (1992), and Julian Schwinger (1918). After him are John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (1899), Philip Warren Anderson (1923), Hugh David Politzer (1949), Henry Way Kendall (1926), Douglas Osheroff (1945), and George Smoot (1945).