Zoller, Peter, b. Innsbruck (Tirol), Sept. 16, 1952, physicist. Studied and pursued his career at the Institute of Theoretical Physics of the Department of Physics at the University of Innsbruck; from 1994 professor, from 1995 head of the Institute; 1991-1994 professor at the University of Colorado. Over 150 scientific publications, e.g. on laser physics, electron correlation processes, quantum communication, etc. Awarded the Erwin Schrödinger Prize of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in 1998.