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2018 Nobel Prize winner in Physics - Arthur Ashkin, Bell Lab., "for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems"
"The inventions being honoured this year have revolutionised laser physics. Extremely small objects and incredibly rapid processes are now being seen in a new light. Advanced precision instruments are opening up unexplored areas of research and a multitude of industrial and medical applications"
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