Pole among candidates for Nobel Prize in physics

Artur Ekert is being considered by the Nobel committee as a result of his work on information technologies, including quantum cryptography. Public domain

Professor Artur Ekert, a Pole working at Oxford University, is considered to be one of the candidates for this year’s Nobel Prize in physics, the Swedish TT News Agency has reported, citing the rankings of the American company Clarivate Analytics.

According to the news agency, Ekert is under consideration due to the large number of citations of his academic work. He is also being considered by the Nobel committee as a result of his work on information technologies, including quantum cryptography.

The winner will be announced on Tuesday in Stockholm.