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Serge Haroche

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Serge Haroche (born 11 September 1944) is a French physicist who was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics jointly with David J. Wineland for "ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems", a study of the particle of light, the photon. This and his other works developed laser spectroscopy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Serge Haroche has received more than 279,627 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Serge Haroche is the 251st most popular physicist (up from 268th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Morocco (up from 19th in 2019) and the most popular Moroccan Physicist.

Serge Haroche is most famous for his work in quantum physics. He has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, which he shared with David J. Wineland, for his work in the field of quantum electrodynamics.

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Among physicists, Serge Haroche ranks 251 out of 717Before him are Gustaf Dalén, Georg Bednorz, John B. Goodenough, David J. Wineland, Theodor W. Hänsch, and Yoichiro Nambu. After him are Joseph Plateau, Gérard Mourou, Klaus Fuchs, Daniel Rutherford, Osborne Reynolds, and Anthony James Leggett.

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Among people born in 1944, Serge Haroche ranks 76Before him are Nelson Freire, Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Günter Netzer, Klaus Nomi, and Bernhard Schlink. After him are Jeroen Krabbé, Thein Sein, Gérard Mourou, Donna Haraway, Askar Akayev, and Killing of Peter Fechter.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Serge Haroche ranks 15 out of 198Before him are Nathalie Delon (1941), Alain Badiou (1937), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Ahmad al-Mansur (1549), Michel Galabru (1922), and Fatema Mernissi (1940). After him are Zeno of Verona (300), Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur (1160), Yusef of Morocco (1882), Tahar Ben Jelloun (1944), Margarita Lozano (1931), and Ibn Tumart (1097).

Among PHYSICISTS In Morocco

Among physicists born in Morocco, Serge Haroche ranks 1