Professor Michel Devoret receives the Aglient Technologies Europhysics Prize

April 1, 2004

The European Physical Society has awarded the 2004 Agilent Technologies Europhysics Prize to Prof. Michel Devoret, of Yale Applied Physics & Physics, and three other scientists [from France, the Netherlands, and Japan] for the “realization and demonstration of the quantum bit concept based on superconducting circuits” [quantum integrated circuit physics]. The Europhysics Prize, one of the most prestigious physics prizes presented in Europe, is given to internationally important areas of condensed matter physics.