Erich P. Ippen
|Erich P. Ippen|
|Fields||Optical Physics, nonlinear optics and Quantum Electronics|
|Known for||contributions to nonlinear optics in optical waveguides and ultrashort-optical-pulse-generation techniques|
Erich P. Ippen is a principal investigator in the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He holds appointments as the Elihu Thomson Professor of Electrical Engineering Emeritus and Professor of Physics Emeritus. He is one of the leaders of RLE’s Optics and Quantum Electronics Group.
He was president of the Optical Society of America in 2000. In 1997 he was awarded the Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science, in 2004 the Charles Hard Townes Award  and in 2006 the Frederic Ives Medal.
- Erich P. Ippen was elected in 1985 as a member of National Academy of Engineering in Electronics, Communication & Information Systems Engineering for pioneering contributions to nonlinear optics in optical waveguides and ultrashort-optical-pulse-generation techniques.
- Ippen Biography at MIT
- Past Presidents of the Optical Society of America
- Arthur L. Schawlow Prize
- Charles Hard Townes Award
- Frederic Ives Medal
- Articles Published by early OSA Presidents Journal of the Optical Society of America
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