SergeProfessor Serge Haroche 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. Since 2001, Haroche is a Professor at the Collège de France and holds the Chair of Quantum Physics. In 1971 he defended his doctoral thesis in physics at the University of Paris VI, his research has been conducted under the direction of Claude Cohen-Tannoudji.

Professor Serge Haroche will be delivering the G.P. Birla Distinguished Lecture on 8th January at 6.00 p.m. in Bhaskara Auditorium, B.M. Birla Science Museum. All those interested in attending please contact  Mrs. Y. Padma for the invite. Phone: 23235081

Venue: Bhaskara Auditorium, B.M. Birla Science Museum