Donna Strickland: the third woman to win Nobel Prize in Physics

Donna Strickland has won the Nobel Prize for Physics, the third woman to receive the award in the history of the prize. A Canadian Physicist, Strickland’s work resulted in ‘chirped pulse amplification’, the production of ‘short and intense laser pulses’ that have revolutionised cutting techniques across a range of industries. The discovery has become invaluable…

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