Arthur Ashkin

Arthur Ashkin is an American physicist. He was born on September 02, 1922 (98 years old) .


Arthur Ashkin is a retired scientist who worked at Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies. He started his work on manipulation of microparticles with laser light in the late 1960s which resulted in the invention of optical tweezers in 1986. He also pioneered the optical trapping process that eventually was used to manipulate atoms molecules and biological cells. read more

Is Arthur Ashkin still alive?

Yes, Arthur Ashkin is still alive Last check: 1 year ago

What is Arthur's zodiac sign?

Arthur Ashkin zodiac sign is virgo.

Awards (9)

Awarded Quantum Electronics Award in 1986 , awarded Charles Hard Townes Award in 1987 , awarded Nobel Prize in Physics in 2017 , awarded Frederic Ives Medal in 1997 , awarded Harvey Prize in 2003 ,


He graduated from Cornell University and Columbia University

Arthur Ashkin Is A Member Of

When is Ashkin's next birthday?

Arthur Ashkin was born on the , which was a Saturday. He will be turning 99 in only 38 days from today (26 July, 2021).

There are no comments yet.
Your message is required.
Markdown cheatsheet.