Professor Fedor Jelezko and Professor Jörg Wrachtrup received the ZEISS Research Award. Work on optically addressable spins in diamond honoured. ZEISS promotes science and research in the field of optics.
Within the framework of the ZEISS Symposium 'Optics in the Digital World,' Professor Fedor Jelezko (University of Ulm) and Professor Jörg Wrachtrup (University of Stuttgart) received the ZEISS Research Award 2016. This prestigious award is given to outstanding scientists who perform research in the field of optics and photonics and promote innovations. The two award winners have been honoured for their high-caliber work on quantum technology with optically addressable spins in diamond.