Or "measurement and manipulation"?
Using both gerunds or both nouns would look balanced and better.
2012 Nobel Prize in Physics
The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded jointly to Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland "for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems".
Last edited by Tdol; 10-Oct-2012 at 03:59. Reason: Broken links removed
It's not a very good sentence, I would probably use the measurement and manipulation.