Awards & Winners

Hans Georg Dehmelt

Date of Birth 09-September-1922
Place of Birth Görlitz
(Germany, Saxony)
Nationality Germany, United States of America
Profession Physicist
Hans Georg Dehmelt is a German-born American physicist, who was awarded Nobel Prize in Physics in 1989, for co-developing the ion trap technique with Wolfgang Paul, for which they shared one-half of the prize. Their technique was used for high precision measurement of the electron g-factor.

Awards by Hans Georg Dehmelt

Check all the awards nominated and won by Hans Georg Dehmelt.


National Medal of Science for Physical Science
(For his pioneering achievements in perfecting elecromagnetic traps for precision studies of single ions, electrons, and positrons, culminating in the measurement to unprecedented accuracy of the magnetism of the free electron and positron.)


Nobel Prize in Physics
(for the development of the ion trap technique)


Rumford Prize
(For contributions to atomic spectroscopy.)