Professeur Paul Corkum, membre associé du COPL et professeur à l’Université d’Ottawa, se mérite le 2022 Wolf Prize in Physics

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Physicist Paul Corkum is co-winner of the prestigious Wolf Prize in Physics, joining the ranks of such illustrious laureates as the late Stephen Hawking. The uOttawa distinguished professor, principal research officer at the National Research Council of Canada, and co-director of the NRC-uOttawa Joint Centre for Extreme Photonics shares the prize with fellow physicists Ferenc Krausz and Anne L’Huillier of Europe.

The Wolf Prize, whose winners were announced today by Israeli president Isaac Herzog, is awarded to “outstanding scientists and artists from around the world (regardless of nationality, race, colour, religion, sex or political views) for achievements in the interest of mankind and friendly relations amongst peoples.” In the fields of physics and chemistry, the award is often considered second only to the Nobel Prize.

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