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French, US scientists win Nobel Physics Prize

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Serge Haroche of France and David Wineland of the US won the Nobel Prize on Tuesday for work in quantum physics that could one day open the way to revolutionary computers. 

French physicist Serge Haroche, pictured in 2009 and, right, US physicist David Wineland. The pair have won the Nobel Prize for work in quantum physics that could one day open the way to revolutionary computers.

The pair, both 68, were honoured for pioneering optical experiments in "measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems," the Nobel Physics jury said in its citation.

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