John E. Thomas was recently named Fritz London Distinguished
Professor of Physics at Duke University and is a Fellow of the
American Physical Society. He received his doctorate from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1979. His primary area of
research is quantum optics, and his research team was the first, in
2001, to achieve all-optical trapping of degenerate Fermi gases.
Address for Thomas: Duke University Department of Physics, Box
90305, Durham, NC 27708-0305.
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