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2017 King Faisal Prize awarded to Daniel Loss and Laurens Molenkamp

By Sameen Ahmed Khan. Published on 23 February 2017 in:
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The King Faisal Foundation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia awarded the 2017 King Faisal International Prize for Science in the field of physics to Daniel Loss of Switzerland and Laurens W. Molenkamp of Netherlands.

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Novel Technologies bag the 2015 King Faisal International Prize

By Sameen Ahmed Khan. Published on 30 March 2015 in:
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The King Faisal Foundation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia has awarded the 2015 King Faisal International Prize (including endowment of US$200,000) for Science in the field of chemistry to Michael Grätzel of Switzerland and Omar Mwannes Yaghi of USA. Michael Grätzel (born in 1944 in Dorfchemnitz, Saxony, Germany) the Director of the Laboratory of Photonics and Interfaces (Institute of Physical Chemistry), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland. The prize committee stated that ‘Michael Grätzel is recognized for his foundational and practical discoveries in the development of photo-electrochemical systems for solar energy conversion. His world-famous Grätzel solar cells are simple …

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2013 King Faisal Prize awarded to P.B. Corkum and F. Krausz

By Sameen Ahmed Khan. Published on 25 March 2013 in:
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The King Faisal Foundation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, announced that physicists Paul B. Corkum and Ferenc Krausz have jointly been awarded the 2013 King Faisal International Prize for Science. They are recognized for their independent pioneering work, which has made it possible to capture the incredibly fast motion of electrons in atoms and molecules with a time resolution down to attoseconds. The winners will receive their awards at a ceremony in Riyadh under the auspices of the King of Saudi Arabia.
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