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2mins

28 May 2021

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Donna Strickland: Nobel Prize Conversations

Nobel Prize Conversations

2018 Nobel Physics Laureate Donna Strickland knew she wanted to get a PhD, even as a kid. She didn’t know what it was, but if it was the ultimate in education she was going to get it! In the newest episode of ‘Nobel Prize Conversations’ we meet Donna Strickland and talk about her childhood dream of a PhD, dealing with failure, being a woman in science and being awarded the Nobel Prize. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31mins

3 Mar 2021

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Donna Strickland; Benjamin Schmitt & Joe Serio: Life Before the Big Bang

All Things Photonics

A special episode following the journey of a team of scientists as they seek to discover the origins of the universe in the frozen tundra of Antarctica. Plus: an interview with Nobel Prize winner Donna Strickland. Dr. Donna Strickland is a professor in the department of physics and astronomy at the University of Waterloo and one of the recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2018 for developing chirped pulse amplification with her PhD advisor, Dr. Gerard Mourou. Benjamin L. Schmitt is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and project development scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). Joseph Serio is co-founder and vice president of Vertex Optics Inc. All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media and airs every other Tuesday. You can find links to the stories mentioned in the episode on our website, www.photonics.com/podcast.

42mins

10 Mar 2020

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Donna Strickland and extremely powerful lasers

Discovery

Donna Strickland tells Jim Al-Khalili why she wanted to work with lasers and what it feels like to be the first woman to win a Nobel Prize for Physics in 55 years. When the first laser was built in 1960, it was an invention looking for an application. Science fiction found uses for these phenomenally powerful beams of light long before real world applications were developed. Think Star Wars light sabres and people being sliced in half. Today lasers are used for everything from hair removal to state of the art weapons. Working with her supervisor Gerard Mourou in the 1980s, the Canadian physicist, Donna Strickland found a way to make laser pulses that were thousands of times more powerful than anything that had been made before. These rapid bursts of intense light energy have revolutionised laser eye surgery and, it's hoped, could open the doors to an exciting range of new applications from pushing old satellites out of earth's orbit to treatments for deep brain tumours. Producer: Anna Buckley

26mins

1 Apr 2019

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2018 Nobel Prize winner, Donna Strickland, on laser physics

The Life Scientific

When the first laser was built in 1960, it was an invention looking for an application. Science fiction found uses for these phenomenally powerful beams of light long before real world applications were developed. Think Star Wars light sabres and people being sliced in half. Today lasers are used for everything from hair removal to state of the art weapons. Working with her supervisor Gerard Mourou in the 1980s, the Canadian physicist, Donna Strickland found a way to make laser pulses that were thousands of times more powerful than anything that had been made before. These rapid bursts of intense light energy have revolutionised laser eye surgery and, it’s hoped, could open the doors to an exciting range of new applications from pushing old satellites out of earth’s orbit to treatments for deep brain tumours. Donna tells Jim Al-Khalili why she wanted to work with lasers and what it feels like to be the first woman to win a Nobel Prize for Physics in 55 years. Producer: Anna Buckley

29mins

5 Mar 2019

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46. Winning the Nobel Prize - Donna Strickland & Gérard Mourou

Studentafton

On the 14th of December 2018, Studentafton and Lunds Universitets Studentkårer had the pleasure of hosting professors Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland, the 2018 Nobel Prize laureates in Physics. The evening focused mainly on their life as researchers and their experience of being awarded the Nobel Prize. During the hour long conversation, the professors discuss subjects ranging from the balance between a professional career and family to passion and motivation in the workplace. The evening concludes with a traditional Q&A session where the audience is invited into the dialogue with the guests. The evening was held in the Lund Main University Building and moderated by author and journalist Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson.

1hr 32mins

18 Jan 2019

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Del 5: Nobelupptäckterna – Donna Strickland från lego till laserkniv (R)

Vetenskapsradion På djupet

Donna Strickland får Nobelpris för extremt korta och intensiva laserpulser som nu används flitigt världen över. Hon trivs allra bäst i laserlabbet, där vi träffat henne bland speglar och linser. Vi besöker också den universitetsstad i Sverige som har flest CPA-lasrar: Lund, där det finns ett tiotal sådana maskiner som används för flera olika typer av forskning. Anne L'Huillier använder CPA-laser för att med ytterligare teknik ta fram ännu kortare pulser, som hon studerar elektroners rörelse med. I programmet hörs: Donna Strickland, Nobelpristagare i fysik 2018, Anne L'Huillier, professor i atomfysik Lunds universitet. Programmet är en repris från 28 november 2018. Camilla Widebeck camilla.widebeck@sverigesradio.se

19mins

2 Jan 2019

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Del 5: Nobelupptäckterna – Donna Strickland gick från lego till laserkniv

Vetenskapsradion På djupet

Donna Strickland får Nobelpris för extremt korta och intensiva laserpulser som nu används flitigt världen över. Hon trivs allra bäst i laserlabbet, där vi träffat henne bland speglar och linser. Vi besöker också den universitetsstad i Sverige som har flest CPA-lasrar: Lund, där det finns ett tiotal sådana maskiner som används för flera olika typer av forskning. Anne L'Huillier använder CPA-laser för att med ytterligare teknik ta fram ännu kortare pulser, som hon studerar elektroners rörelse med. Programledare: Camilla Widebeck camilla.widebeck@sverigesradio.se Producent: Peter Normark peter.normark@sverigesradio.se

19mins

27 Nov 2018

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36: Mindful Writing with Donna Strickland

The Life Story Coach

Donna Strickland Helps Writers Add Mindfulness to Their Workday Donna Strickland knows firsthand how painful writing can be. When she started hating the book she was writing, she knew something had to change. That's when she discovered the principles of mindful writing, a practice she teaches in classes and workshops across the US. Mindfulness is that quality of paying attention to what's happening in the present moment without judgment." In this episode, we discuss: the work of Robert Boice interpersonal mindfulness the transformative power of becoming aware of our body what tight shoulders and hunching over the computer might be telling us why short, focused sessions are better than longer ones, and the lure and danger of hypomania suggestions for a few moves and yoga postures that we can use throughout our workday (Hint: they don't have to be complicated!) Links & Stuff Reach Donna via email Donna's upcoming (November 2018) workshop Donna's book, The Managerial Unconscious in Composition Studies How Writers Journey to Comfort and Fluency, by Robert Boice Mindfulness for Educators Program at Antioch University Ann Bettencourt, who runs the Mindful Relations Laboratory at University of Missouri—Columbia Ken Robinson's TED talk, Do Schools Kill Creativity? [Spoiler: Yes!] And finally, a big thanks to our sponsor, Hoefel Haus Bed, Breakfast & Bike Hostel

37mins

15 Oct 2018

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Donna Strickland wins Nobel Prize for Physics; Environmental Film Festival; Greenhouse gas emissions missing targets

Lost in Science

Stu talks about Donna Strickland, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics, and the third female winner of that prize in history. Claire talks to Chris Gerbing about the upcoming Environmental film festival, and Chris examines the governments latest greenhouse gas emissions figures and finds they are way off target.

10 Oct 2018