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Roy Glauber
Glauber in July 2012
BornRoy Jay Glauber
September 1, 1925(1925-09-01)
New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedDecember 26, 2018(2018-12-26) (aged 93)
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
FieldsTheoretical Physics
Alma materHarvard University (B.A., Ph.D.)
Doctoral advisorJulian Schwinger
Doctoral students
Known forInventing Quantum Optics
Notable awards
This person won a Nobel Prize
Roy Jay Glauber (September 1, 1925 – December 26, 2018) was an American theoretical physicist. He was the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University and Adjunct Professor of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona.

Glauber was awarded one half of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his contribution to the quantum theory of optical coherence", with the other half shared by John L. Hall and Theodor W. Hänsch.

Glauber died on December 26, 2018 at a hospital in Newton, Massachusetts at the age of 93.[2]


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