The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Willis E. Lamb, Jr.
University of Arizona
Optical Sciences Center
"For his towering contributions to classical and quantum theories of laser radiation and quantum optics, and to the proper interpretation of quantum mechanics."
Presented by Dr. Neal Lane, Assistant to the President for Science & Technology, at a black-tie dinner awards ceremony at the National Building Museum, Washington, DC, Friday, December 1, 2000. Award accepted by his wife, Bruria Kaufman.