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Committee for an Updated Assessment of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Science

Publication

 

Atoms, Molecules, and Light: AMO Science Enabling the Future

Released in 2002

AMO science does more than prime the pump from which our society’s material wealth flows. In addition to providing the basis for new technology, it also is a source of the intellectual capital on which science and technology depend for growth and development.

Committee Members and NRC Staff

C. Kumar Patel, Chair, University of California, Los Angeles
Wendell T. Hill III, University of Maryland, Vice Chair
Daniel Kleppner, Massachussetts Institute of Technology
William D. Phillips, NIST
Richart E. Slusher, Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories
Philip H. Bucksbaum, University of Michigan
Wolfgang Ketterle, Massachussets Insititute of Technology
Kate Kirby, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Pierre Meystre, University of Arizona
William Moerner, Stanford University
Margaret M. Murnane, JILA/University of Colorado, Boulder

NRC Staff

Donald C. Shapero, Study Director
Michael Moloney, Program Officer