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John F. Clauser

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Dates

December 1, 1942 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Clauser, John F. (John Francis), 1942-

Biography

Abstract

John Clauser is an experimental physicist who researches interferometry and quantum theory. He won the Wolf Foundation Prize in Physics in 2010. His institutional affiliations include Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and University of California at Berkeley.

Important Dates

December 1, 1942Birth, Pasadena (Calif.).

1964Obtained BS in Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1966Obtained MA in Physics, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1969Obtained PhD in Physics, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1969 – 1975Joint Postdoctoral Research Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1975 – 1986Research Physicist and Group Leader, 2XIIB Experiment, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore (Calif.).

1986 – 1987Senior Scientist, Science Applications International Corporation.

1988 – 1989Consultant and Inventor, J. F. Clauser and Associates.

1990 – 1997Research Physicist, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1997 – presentResearch Physicist, Consultant, and Inventor, J. F. Clauser and Associates, Walnut Creek (Calif.).

2010Awarded Wolf Foundation Prize in Physics, Wolf Foundation.

Occupation

Experimental physicist.

Places

Birth

Pasadena (Calif.)

Undergraduate Education

Pasadena (Calif.)

Graduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Employment

Berkeley (Calif.)

Livermore (Calif.)

Walnut Creek (Calif.)

Subjects

Bell's theorem.

Interferometry.

Lasers.

Quantum theory.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Alder, B. J.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Anastasio, Michael R.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Anderson, John D., 1930-

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Batzel, Roger Elwood

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), 1887-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory.

Ceperley, David

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, and University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Diamond, R. M.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Falicov, L. M. (Leopoldo Maximo), 1933-1995

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Gaillard, Mary K.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Grunder, Hermann

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hardy, John Christopher

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Holdren, John P.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kruer, William L.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Lee, Yuan Tseh, 1936-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Lindl, John

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

May, Michael M., 1925-

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Miller, George H.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Moyer, Burton J., 1912-1973

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Nagamiya, S. (Shoji)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Nuckolls, John Hopkin

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Nygren, David R.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Oddone, Piermaria J.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Poskanzer, Arthur M.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Post, Richard F.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Riess, Adam, 1969-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Rosenfeld, Arthur H., 1926-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Sessler, A. M. (Andrew Marienhoff)

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shirley, David Arthur, 1934-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Stephens, F. S. (Frank Samuel)

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Tarter, C. B.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Watson, Kenneth M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Additional

Espagnat, Bernard d'

Heppenheimer, T. A., 1947-

Institutions

Major Positions

J. F. Clauser and Associates

Research Physicist, Consultant, and Inventor.

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Postdoctoral Research Associate.

Lawrence Livermore Laboratory

Research Physicist and Group Leader, 2XIIB Experiment.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Research Physicist and Group Leader, 2XIIB Experiment.

Lawrence Radiation Laboratory

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Berkeley campus).

Science Applications International Corporation

Senior Scientist.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Postdoctoral Research Associate and Research Physicist.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

Obtained (Physics) B.S. in 1964.

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Obtained M.A. in 1966 and Ph.D. in 1969.

Wolf Foundation Prizes

2010 Wolf Foundation Prize in Physics recipient.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Early history of J. S. Bell's theorem.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John F. Clauser, 2002 May 20, 21 and 23.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Oral history interview with Bernard d'Espagnat, 2001 October 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Thomas A. Heppenheimer interviews, 1982-1983.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA