Alain Aspect was born in 1947 in Agen, France. He earned his PhD in 1983 from Paris-Sud University, Orsay, France. He serves as Professor at Université Paris-Saclay and École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France.
John Clauser was born in 1942 in Pasadena, California. His PhD is from Columbia University, earned in 1969. He is a research physicist with J.F. Clauser & Associates in Walnut Creek, California. From 1969 to 1996 he worked at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley.
Anton Zeilinger was born 1945 in Ried im Innkreis, Austria. He earned his PhD in 1971 from the University of Vienna, where he currently is a professor.