APS Fellowship

The DLS has made many distinguished contributions to the list of APS Fellows. The number of DLS nominations chosen to be forwarded to the APS for confirmation as Fellow in a given year is typically in the range 5-10. This depends on the good judgment of the nominators and the Divisional Committee on Fellows headed by the DLS Vice-Chair, but the Committee can do nothing without nominations. This is where DLS members must come into the picture. The Executive Committee is urging all DLS members to consider whether they know of a colleague who is deserving of the prized honor of APS Fellowship. If you are uncertain about a colleague's status, consult the APS Membership Directory, where an asterisk identifies Fellows. Nominations for deserving women, minority, and foreign DLS members are especially sought. Any member can nominate any other member, and the supporting documentation is not difficult to assemble.

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APS Fellows Nominated by DLS  

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Ahmed, Musahid [2010]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his creation of a world-class synchrotron chemical dynamics facility serving the community and his unique marriage of lasers with synchrotron science, used to study small molecule spectroscopy and energetics, biological imaging, combustion, nanoparticle reactivity, and chemical dynamics.


Ahn, Doyeol [2009]
University of Seoul
Citation: For major contributions to the theory of quantum-well lasers and development of quantum information communication research.


Alu, Andrea [2015]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For seminal contributions to electromagnetic theory and applications, nano optics, plasmonics, and metamaterials.


Amano, Hiroshi [2015]
Nagoya University
Citation: For pioneering the materials science and device physics leading to the invention of blue light-emitting diodes with III nitride-based semiconductor heterostructures.


Arimondo, Ennio [1995]
Universita degli Studi di Pisa
Citation: For the interpretation of "dark resonances" in terms of coherent population trapping, and for contributions to nonlinear dynamics and chaos in lasers.


Attwood, David [2006]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For leading contributions to the characterization and use of coherent extreme ultraviolet and soft x-ray radiation, and for pioneering work in laser interferometry of dense plasmas.


Atwater, Harry [2016]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering contributions to plasmonics and nanophotonics.


Auston, David H. [1990]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For the development of ultrafast optoelectronic and nonlinear optical techniques, and their application to the study of dynamical processes in semiconductor materials and devices.


Balandin, Alexander [2011]
University of California, Riverside
Citation: For pioneering optothermal studies of phonon transport in graphene and outstanding contributions to investigation of spatially confined phonons and excitons in semiconductor nanostructures.


Bartels, Randy A. [2013]
Colorado State University
Citation: For advances in precision temporal, spatial and spectral control of optical and x-ray pulses, the control of quantum wave packets via sculpted light fields, and optical microscopy.


Barty, Christopher P.J. [2014]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the advancement of ultrahigh intensity laser science and to the development of laser-based x-ray and gamma-ray science.


Beach, Raymond J. [2014]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to high-average-power diode-end-pumped lasers, including many breakthroughs, widely adopted by the laser community, that have helped push such lasers to higher average powers and efficiencies, and for leadership in developing diode-pumped alkali-vapor lasers, and models for coherent and incoherent photon echoes.


Belyanin, Alexey [2012]
Texas A&M University, College Station
Citation: For pioneering contributions in the ultrafast and nonlinear optics of nanostructured materials and the development of novel semiconductor laser sources in the mid-infrared and terahertz spectral range


Bergou, Janos [2009]
CUNY - Hunter College
Citation: For outstanding work in quantum optics and quantum information, in particular work on the theory of correlated emission lasers, the effect of pump statistics on the nature of the electromagnetic field produced in lasers and micromasers, and on quantum state discrimination.


Bergquist, James Charles [1989]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For the development of high-resolution, high-sensitivity laser techniques and application of these techniques to fundamental problems in atomic and molecular spectroscopy.


Bigelow, Nicholas P. [2004]
University of Rochester
Citation: For his insightful research on cold atomic vapors and the control of atomic motion using light pressure, and particularly for his pioneering studies of the creation and manipulation of ultracold multi-species mixtures.


Bokor, Jeffrey [1998]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For contributions to laser science, including short-wavelength lasers and non-linear optics, development of time-resolved, two-photon photoemission, and contributions to extreme ultraviolet lithography and sub-micron MOSFET device development.


Bowers, John Edward [1996]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the ultrafast characteristics of optoelectronic devices and materials.


Boyd, Robert William [2001]
University of Rochester
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the nonlinear interaction of light with matter.


Breckenridge, William Howard [1999]
University of Utah
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to state-to-state dynamics using laser pump-probe "bulb" methods, to half collision van der Waals methods in dynamics, and to laser spectroscopic characterization of bonding in metal/rare-gas diatomic molecules.


Brener, Igal [2016]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For contributions to optical phenomena in semiconductors, including their coupling to metasurfaces for passive, tunable, and nonlinear metamaterials, and coherent terahertz phenomena and instrumentation.


Brongersma, Mark [2010]
Stanford University
Citation: For pioneering contributions and seminal works on plasmonics and silicon nanophotonics


Byer, Robert L. [1991]
Stanford University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the development and application of stable, tunable solid state laser sources and to nonlinear optical phenomena such as four wave mixing and harmonic generation.


Campbell, Joe Charles [2003]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For leading contributions to the development of high-speed, low-noise, long-wavelength avalanche photodiodes.


Cao, Hui [2006]
Northwestern University
Citation: For the invention of microlasers based on disordered media, and other groundbreaking experimental studies coherent light generation and transport in disordered media.


Carlsten, John Lennart [2004]
Montana State University
Citation: For fundamental studies of stimulated Raman scattering.


Carruthers, Thomas F. [2012]
UMBC
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the fields of ultrafast optics, nonlinear optics, and fiber lasers, for services to the physics community, and for advising and overseeing the construction and operation of interferometric gravitational-wave detectors


Casperson, Lee Wendel [1998]
Portland State University
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the field of laser instabilities, the discovery of the laser instability that bears his name, and his numerous advances in laser and resonator design.


Cavalleri, Andrea [2011]
Oxford University
Citation: For pioneering advances in the understanding of the ultrafast dynamics of strongly correlated electron materials using ultrafast lasers and x-ray pulses.


Chandler, David W. [1997]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For important contributions to molecular dynamics, in particular for his invention and applications of photofragment imaging and for his work using laser-induced gratings.


Chang, Zenghu [2008]
Kansas State University
Citation: For contributions to the development of femtosecond x-ray streak cameras, to the stabilization of the carrier-envelope phase of high-power lasers, and to the generation of high-order harmonics and attosecond pulses.


Chen, Chung-Hsuan Winston [1994]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For his fundamental contributions to chemical kinetics studies and the development of several ultra-sensitive detection methods by laser spectroscopy.


Chen, Hou-Tong [2015]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the development of active metamaterials and devices, and the development and understanding of few-layer metamaterials and metasurfaces, especially in the terahertz frequency range.


Chen, Zhigang [2015]
San Francisco State University
Citation: For seminal contributions on spatial solitons, photonic lattices, and beam shaping, and for promoting world-class research at an undergraduate institution.


Cheshnovsky, Ori [2008]
Tel Aviv University
Citation: For establishing negative ion photoelectron spectroscopy as a central tool for the investigation of electronic states in mass-selected clusters.


Christodoulides, Demetrios N. [2003]
Lehigh University
Citation: For the theoretical discoveries of discrete solitons and of Bragg (gap) solitons, and for important contributions on vector, composite and incoherent solitons.


Chuang, Shun Lien [2003]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For his development of the fundamental theories for strained quantum-well lasers and terahertz generation from semiconductors.


Coleman, James J. [2000]
University of Illinois
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the functionality, performance and reliability of semiconductor lasers through innovative epitaxial growth techniques and device designs.


Collins, George J. [1990]
Colorado State University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the excitation mechanisms in continuous-wave metal-ion lasers.


Cornell, Eric Allin [1997]
National Institute of Standards & Technology
Citation: For pioneering research that led to the first observation of Bose-Einstein condensation in an atomic gas, an observation that has opened a new area of investigation in physics.


Cundiff, Steven Thomas [2005]
NIST/JILA
Citation: For pioneering work in carrier-envelope phase stabilization of modelocked lasers and its applications to optical frequency metrology and ultrafast technology.


Dapkus, P. Daniel [2003]
University of Southern California
Citation: For important contributions to the development of metalorganic chemical vapor deposition and its application to quantum well laser devices.


Delfyett, Peter [2011]
University of Central Florida
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of the physics and implementation of ultrafast diode lasers.


Diddams, Scott [2008]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For major contributions to the development of optical frequency comb technology, and particularly for pioneering demonstrations of frequency combs in optical clocks, high resolution spectroscopy, and tests of basic physics.


Ding, Yujie [2014]
Lehigh University
Citation: For his contributions to develop bright terahertz wave sources based on nonlinear parametric processes.


Ditmire, Todd [2005]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For pioneering experiments in High Energy Density physics using ultrashort intense lasers, including production of fusion neutrons from laser-irradiated clusters and states of warm dense matter relevant to astrophysics.


Dogariu, Aristide [2007]
University of Central Florida
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to the extraction of information on the random medium and for the development of the innovative technique of variable coherence tomography.


Doorn, Stephen K. [2014]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his pioneering accomplishments in defining, shaping, and leading the field of spectroscopic characterization of carbon nanomaterials, including single-walled nanotubes and graphene.


Downer, Michael C. [1999]
University of Texas
Citation: For fundamental contributions to nonlinear and ultrafast laser spectroscopy of solids and surfaces near the melting threshold and of gases and underdense plasmas near the thresholds of ionization and wakefield generation.


Driel, van, Henry [2001]
University of Toronto
Citation: Professor Henry van Driel is a leading scientist in the field of experimental laser physics, having made significant contributions in the areas of ultrafast phenomena, nonlinear optics and laser physics.


Duncan, Michael Ansel [2001]
University of Georgia
Citation: For the application of lasers to produce novel metal clusters in the gas phase and for measurements of their spectroscopy and photodissociation dynamics.


Eden, James Gary [1992]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of the spectroscopy of rare-gas dimers and the physics of ultraviolet lasers.


Elliot, Daniel S. [2006]
Purdue University
Citation: For pioneering experimental demonstrations of coherent control in atomic systems.


Elsaesser, Thomas [2011]
Max-Planck Institute Gessellschaft
Citation: For contributions to ultrafast phenomena in condensed matter, including generation and application of ultrashort pulses from THz to hard x-rays, combining ultrafast techniques with optical near-field methods and x-ray diffraction, nonequilibrium dynamics of elementary excitations in solids, and ultrafast processes in molecular systems.


Engheta, Nader [2008]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For development of concepts of metamaterial-inspired optical lumped nanocircuits, and for ground breaking contributions to the fields of metamaterials, plasmonic nano-optics, biologically-inspired imaging, and electrodynamics.


Falcone, Roger Wirth [1992]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For contributions to the physics and technology of ultrafast x-ray sources.


Fan, Shanhui [2008]
Stanford University
Citation: Contributions to the theory and applications of nanophotonic structures and devices, including photonic crystals, plasmonics and meta-materials.


Feit, Michael Dennis [1988]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For the development and implementation of novel and powerful computational techniques with applications to optical propagation physics and the quantum theory of atoms and molecules and for contributing to the fundamental understanding of complex optical waveguiding devices.


Fujimoto, James G. [2001]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering contributions to ultrafast optics and optical coherence tomography.


Gaeta, Alexander Luis [2005]
Cornell University
Citation: For pioneering experimental and theoretical investigations of nonlinear optical interactions in photonic crystal fibers and with ultrashort pulses in bulk media.


Garmire, Elsa M. [1993]
Dartmouth College
Citation: For contributions in nonlinear optical semiconductor effects, interactions and devices.


Glownia, James Henry [1994]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For the discovery and development of UV and VUV ultrafast laser sources, and for advances in femtosecond-time-domain studies of elementary chemical reactions.


Gould, Phillip L. [1997]
University of Connecticut
Citation: For his pioneering research in the use of lasers for diffracting and manipulating atoms, cooling trapped atoms to ultracold temperatures, ultracold atomic collisions and developing techniques for photoassociative molecular spectroscopy.


Grobe, Rainer [2002]
Illinois State University
Citation: For pioneering theoretical contributions to the understanding of one- and two-electron systems in intense, short-pulse laser fields and propogation of coupled laser pulses in multi-level dielectric material.


Guenther, Bob D. [1996]
US Army Research Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to the fields of quantum electronics and optics, including the development of the use of lasers for enhanced magnetic resonance imaging, and for contributions to education in optics.


Gupta, Rajendra [1998]
University of Arkansas
Citation: For the first Doppler-free spectroscopy of optically inaccessible states of alkali atoms, for the most complete study of photothermal technique in flowing fluids, and for innovative use of photothermal technique to combustion diagnostics.


Guyot-Sionnest, Philippe [2001]
James Franck Institute
Citation: For fundamental contributions to surface nonlinear optics and to characterizing and manipulating the electronic and optical response of semiconductor nanocrystals.


Haight, Richard Alan [1995]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For the development of laser photoemission spectroscopy and for innovative applications of the method to investigate electron dynamics at surfaces and interfaces.


Halas, Naomi J. [2001]
Rice University
Citation: For the development of new types of nanoparticles with unique optical properties and applications, and groundbreaking studies of molecular modification of scanning probe microscope tip properties.


Hall, Dennis Gene [1995]
University of Rochester
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of optical phenomena in thin metal films, in semiconductors, and in optical waveguides.


Haroche, Serge [1990]
Lab de Phys ENS
Citation: For fundamental contributions to laser spectroscopy, quantum optics, and the physics of Rydberg atoms.


Haus, Hermann Anton [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneering and sustained contributions to the understanding of laser modelocking, optical waveguide devices, and quantum optics.


Haus, Joseph [2007]
University of Dayton
Citation: For his seminal contributions to nonlinear and quantum optics of heterogeneous materials, especially photonic band gap structures.


Hayes, William [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For creative applications of spectroscopy and laser techniques to the understanding of defects in solids. phase transitions, and semi-conductor physics.


Heinz, Tony F. [1992]
Columbia University
Citation: For outstanding contributions in optical studies of surfaces and interfaces, including determination of structure, electronic properties, and adsorbate diffusivity using nonlinear second-harmonic reflection, and femtosecond time-solved surface dynamics.


Hell, Stefan [2015]
Max Planck Institute
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development and application of superresolved, far-field optical microscopy.


Helmerson, Kristian P. [2006]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For pioneering work in cooling, trapping, and coherent manipulation of cold atoms and for the development of seminal techniques for the manipulation and control of objects with optical tweezers.


Hepburn, John William [1999]
University of Waterloo
Citation: For important contributions to laser chemistry and laser spectroscopy, particularly in the area of applications of coherent vacuum ultraviolet radiation to threshold photoionization spectroscopy.


Heritage, Jonathan P. [1989]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For contributions to ultrafast nonlinear optics and picosecond laser spectroscopy.


Herman, Irving Philip [1997]
Columbia University
Citation: For distinguished accomplishments in laser physics, notably the development and application of laser techniques to probe and control materials processing.


Hess, Wayne P. [2012]
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Citation: For advancing laser science to understand the dynamics and reactions of electronically excited crystalline solids and laser desorption of atoms and molecules


Huennekens, John P. [2012]
Lehigh University
Citation: For contributions to the development of fine and hyperfine structure, and quantum interference effects based spectroscopic probes for the study of electronic state interactions and transition dipole moments and for efforts to advance the state of undergraduate physics research experience.


Höfer, Ulrich [2006]
Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Germany
Citation: For outstanding contributon to the development and application of laser-based techniques to the study of surface and interface dynamics.


Ippen, Erich P. [1989]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his pioneering work in the generation, measurement, and application to physical systems of picosecond and femtosecond light pulses.


Jacobs, Ralph Raymond [1994]
Lawrence Livermore Laboratory
Citation: For fundamental and applied contributions to the research and development for a wide variety of gaseous, solid, and liquid laser media.


Jalali, Bahram [2010]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For pioneering contributions to silicon photonics including demonstration silicon Raman laser and other nonlinear optics phenomenon.


Johnson, Anthony M. [1995]
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Citation: For his contributions to ultrafast optoelectronics and nonlinear optics, including high speed semiconductor sampling gates, optical pulse compression and tunable ultrafast laser sources.


Johnson, Mark A. [1999]
Yale University
Citation: For developing controlled sources of cold cluster anions and using infrared dissociation to elucidate the structure of water networks around anions.


Jonas, David [2007]
University of Colorado
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to phase-resolved nonlinear optics and the demonstration and subsequent development of femtosecond two-dimensional Fourier transform spectroscopy.


Ketterle, Wolfgang [1997]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering research in achieving Bose-Einstein condensation in an atomic vapor, and for seminal studies on the properties of the condensate.


Khitrova, Galina [2012]
University of Arizona
Citation: For fundamental studies of pump probe spectroscopy of atomic vapors and light-matter coupling of cavity fields with quantum wells and dots. In particular, for demonstrating the quantum regime of semiconductor cavity quantum electrodynamics via the vacuum Rabi splitting between a single quantum dot and the field in a photonic crystal nanocavity


Kim, DaiSik [2010]
Seoul National University
Citation: For important contributions to ultrafast optical processes in semiconductors and near-field studies of plasmonics.


Kimble, H. Jeff [1989]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For his contributions to the fundamental understanding of the quantum nature of light and its interactions with matter, including resonance fluorescence, quantum jumps, and squeezed quantum noise.


Kippenberg, Tobias [2016]
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the science and application of high Q optical micro-resonators in cavity quantum optomechanics and optical frequency metrology.


Kira, Mackillo [2015]
Philipps University Marburg
Citation: For contributions to theoretical semiconductor quantum optics.


Kivshar, Yuri S. [2006]
Australian National University
Citation: For creative, stimulating, and seminal contributions to nonlinear optics, the physics of optical solitons, and the theory of nonlinear localized modes.


Knox, Wayne Harvey [1996]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: For his studies of fundamental physics of ultrafast lasers, development of novel and practical ultrafast lasers, and studies of ultrafast relaxation processes in semiconductors using such lasers.


Kuwata-Gonokami, Makoto [2012]
University of Tokyo
Citation: For contributions to laser spectroscopy and photon science including nonlinear spectroscopy of semiconductors, high density phenomena, cold atoms and micro cavity structures


Kuzyk, Mark [2011]
Washington State University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of an understanding of the origins of the nonlinear optical response and applying this understanding to the development of novel organic nonlinear optical materials.


Lester, Marsha I. [1993]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For her seminal contributions to both the spectroscopy and the understanding of predissociation dynamics in weakly bound clusters of reactive molecular species.


Lett, Paul David [1996]
National Institute of Standards & Technology
Citation: For his seminal contributions to laser cooling and particularly to the study of collisions of laser cooled atoms and the spectroscopy of weakly bound molecules formed in such collisions.


Li, Xiaoqin [2015]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For contributions to quantum information, multidimensional coherent spectroscopy, nanophotonics based on AFM assembly, and spin dynamics in ferromagnetic nanostructures.


Liu, Jia-ming [2003]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For contributions to ultrafast nonlinear optical processes and nonlinear dynamics of lasers.


Loy, Michael M.T. [1989]
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Citation: For his decisive experiments involving the interaction of laser radiation with matter and surfaces. In particular for his experimental demonstrations of the moving focus, and two-photon adiabatic inversions, and his optical, state-selective measurements of molecular scattering from surfaces.


Lyyra, Marjatta A. [2005]
Temple University
Citation: For the development of multi-resonance laser spectroscopic technique for facilitating large inter-nuclear distance molecular excitation with state selectivity and for probing coherence effects in molecular systems.


McKinstrie, Colin [2011]
Alcatel Lucent, Bell Laboratories
Citation: For diverse contributions to laser science, ranging from relativistic laser-plasma interactions to nonlinear and quantum optics in fibers.


Menoni, Carmen [2008]
Colorado State University
Citation: For advancing nano-scale imaging using extreme ultraviolet laser light and seminal contributions to the understanding of the physics of semiconductor optical materials and laser diodes.


Menyuk, Curtis [2008]
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Citation: For contributions to the theory of optical pulse propagation, particularly in birefringent optical fiber.


Midorikawa, Katsumi [2010]
RIKEN, Saitama
Citation: For contributions to the generation of intense high harmonics and its application to nonlinear multiphoton processes in the extreme ultraviolet region.


Milchberg, Howard Michael [1995]
University of Maryland
Citation: For his research on high-temperature, ultra-dense plasmas and studies of X-ray emission and optical guiding by laser generated plasma structures.


Misewich, James Anthony [1996]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For the development and application of innovative laser techniques to elucidate fundamental problems in molecular dynamics and molecule-surface interactions.


Mittleman, Daniel [2013]
Rice University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the ultrafast optical properties and terahertz spectroscopy of materials and the investigation of new techniques for imaging and spectroscopic measurements using terahertz radiation.


Moerner, William Escro [1992]
Stanford University
Citation: For contributions to high-resolution laser spectroscopy of solids, including the first demonstration of single-molecule detection in solids.


Mollenauer, Linn Frederick [1989]
No Company Provided
Citation: For pioneering contributions to color-center lasers and to the experimental study of solitons in optical fibers.


Morandotti, Roberto [2014]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneering contributions in discrete optics, nonlinear dynamics, and nonlinear optics in the THz domain.


Mossberg, Thomas W. [1995]
University of Oregon
Citation: For his work on optical resonance and cavity quantum electrodynamics, including the imaginative use of dressed-atom effects to control atomic dynamics and create new mechanisms for optical gain.


Murname, Margaret Mary [2000]
University of Colorado
Citation: For her major contributions to the optical physics and technology of the generation of ultrashort pulses of optical and x-ray radiation


Nam, Chang H. [2008]
Korea Advance Institute of Science & Technology
Citation: For contributions to the theory and experiments of physical processes of high harmonic generation for the development of attosecond coherent x-ray sources and related femtosecond laser technology


Neumark, Daniel Milton [1993]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For pioneering work in transition state spectroscopy and its application to important prototypical bimolecular systems.


Nolte, David D. [2002]
Purdue University
Citation: For innovative exploitation of materials science leading to significant discoveries in photorefractive effects and dynamic holography, adaptive interferometry, time-reversal symmetry, and phase conjugate fidelity in magnetic fields.


Norris, Theodore B. [2005]
University of Michigan
Citation: For contributions to ultrafast lasers and their application to semiconductor physics and optoelectronics.


Ohmori, Kenji [2009]
National Institute of Natural Science
Citation: For his pioneering development of spatiotemporal wave-packet engineering in which the ultrafast wave-packet interference in a molecule is visualized and controlled with precisions on the picometer spatial and attosecond temporal scales.


Omenetto, Fiorenzo [2013]
Tufts University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of silk-based optical structures and photonic devices, and important advances in ultrafast nonlinear optics and photonic crystal fibers.


Otsuka, Kenju [2004]
Tokai University
Citation: For his penetrating contributions to stoichiometric solid-state lasers, dynamic effects and applications of microchip lasers, and to understanding nonlinear dynamics in optical complex systems including antiphase dynamics, clustering and chaotic itinerancy.


Pan, Ci-Ling [2009]
National Tsing Hua University
Citation: For pioneering studies of the physics and technology of ion-planted semiconductor and liquid-crystal devices for ultrafast and THz applications, and for significant contributions toward developing tunable and ultrafast laser systems for applications in communications, sensing, spectroscopy and materials diagnostics and processing.


Perry, Joseph W. [2009]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding, development and application of organic nonlinear optical materials.


Petek, Hrvoje [2002]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For development and application of interferometric time-resolved photoemission to studies of ultrafast electron and nuclear dynamics at metal surfaces.


Peyghambarian, Nasser [1994]
University of Arizona
Citation: For measuring the nonlinear optical properties, optical switching potential, and coherent dynamical response of inorganic and organic semiconducting bulk crystals and quantum dots.


Polzik, Eugene [2007]
University of Copenhagen
Citation: Development of robust light and matter entanglement and their use in teleportation protocols.


Rao, Devulapalli [2010]
University of Massachusetts, Boston
Citation: In recognition of a long record of significant contributions to the nonlinear optics of organic materials and their applications to optical power limiting,
Fourier phase contrast microscopy and medical image processing.


Raschke, Markus B. [2013]
University of Colorado
Citation: For contributions to surface and near-field optics involving nanospectroscopy, optical control, thermal near-field spectroscopy, optical nanoantennas and adiabatic nanofocusing in nonlinear and ultrafast nanoimaging.


Razeghi, Manijeh [2004]
Northwestern University
Citation: For her pioneering work on optoelectronic quantum devices including quantum well infrared detectors, quantum cascade lasers, high power lasers, GaN-GaAIN visible and UV emitters and detectors.


Reis, David A. [2012]
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the inauguration and development of the burgeoning field of ultrafast x-ray materials science, and particularly for his pioneering use of synchrotron radiation and x-ray laser radiation as tools to understand structural changes in laser-driven solids.


Richardson, Martin C. [2013]
University of Central Florida
Citation: For the development of high-power CO2, fiber and solid-state lasers, and their application in the study of laser plasmas, laser fusion, EUV light generation, LIBS and sensing.


Richmond, Geraldine L. [1993]
University of Oregon
Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding of dynamics at interfaces accomplished by innovative applications of nonlinear optical phenomena.


Rocca, Jorge Juan [2005]
Colorado State University
Citation: For breakthrough developments in compact soft x-ray lasers and in the applications of these lasers to plasma diagnostics, interferometry and material studies.


Rolston, Steven Lloyd [1997]
National Institute of Standards & Technology
Citation: For pioneering work applying laser cooling and trapping to the study of optical control of collisions, the quantum motion of atoms in optical lattices, and atomic properties in metastable states.


Rosen, Hal Jervis [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For novel optical studies of atmospheric particles and new applications of Raman spectroscopy.


Rzazewski, Kazimierz [1998]
Polish Academy of Sciences
Citation: For creative application of the methods of quantum optics to frontier problems of strong-field and atomic physics.


Salamo, Greg [2016]
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
Citation: For important contributions to optical solitons and nonlinear optics, for pioneering new nanophotonic materials, and for experimentally observing symmetry breaking in non-Hermitian parity-time symmetric optical systems.


Saykally, Richard J. [1990]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For the development of high-sensitivity spectroscopy techniques from the microwave to the visible.


Schleich, Wolfgang Peter [1999]
Universitdt Ulm
Citation: For outstanding work on the correlated emission laser, interference in phase space, and quantum state holography.


Schmidt, Arnold J. [1998]
Technical University of Vienna
Citation: For his contributions to ultrafast optics.


Schoenlein, Robert W. [2013]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to ultrafast science using lasers and synchrotron radiation.


Segev, Mordechai [2000]
Princeton University
Citation: For his contributions to the physics of spatial solitons and the discovery of the photorefractive soliton.


Sension, Roseanne [2007]
University of Michigan
Citation: For pioneering work on dynamic in the condensed phase, steady state and ultrafast measurements of excited state dynamics, and optical control of chemical reaction dynamics.


Shalaev, Vladimir M. [2002]
Purdue University
Citation: For important research on the optical properties of novel plasmonic nanomaterials and their application in photonics, spectroscopy and laser physics.


Shan, Jie [2013]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: For outstanding contributions in understanding the physics of electronic and optical phenomena in nanoscale materials through the development and application of novel optical probes.


Shank, Charles Vernon [1988]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For pioneering work in the development of femtosecond measurement techniques and applications to physics, chemistry and biology.


Shapiro, Jeffrey H [2003]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the theory of the generation, detection, and applications of novel quantum states of light, particularly the squeezed states of light.


Silfvast, William Thomas [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For the discovery of the blue and ultraviolet helium-cadmium laser, other metal vapor lasers including selenium and lead, the first laser pumped by a laser-produced plasma and for spectroscopic studies of laser media.


Singer, Kenneth David [2002]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding, measurement, and development of organic nonlinear optical materials.


Singh, Surendra P. [2003]
University of Arkansas
Citation: For his original theoretical and experimental contributions to the understanding of quantum noise in lasers and nonlinear optical processes.


Sipe, John Edward [2002]
University of Toronto
Citation: For pioneering theoretical work on linear and nonlinear optical properties of solid surfaces, bulk or quantum well semiconductors, and soliton propagation in periodic media.


Small, Gerald James [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For research which established that nonphotochemical hole burning is a versatile laser-based probe of disordered and tunneling in amorphous solids and the electronic structure and dynamics of photosynthetic units.


Smirl, Arthur Lee [1994]
University of Iowa
Citation: For pioneering, seminal, and continuing work in using ultrafast optical techniques to measure optical nonlinearities, carrier relaxation processes, and carrier transport in bulk materials and semiconductor microstructures.


Snitzer, Elias [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneering and continuing contributions to solid state lasers, including the invention of the first glass laser and fiber optic laser.


Song, Jin-Joo [1995]
Oklahoma State University
Citation: For her pioneering nonlinear optical mixing experiments in condensed phases and for contributions to semiconductor quantum well characterization through innovative laser spectroscopy.


Steel, Duncan Gregory [1994]
University of Michigan
Citation: For his contribution to the continuous wave and coherent transient spectroscopy of atomic vapors and semiconductors, especially the identification of relaxation processes in these media.


Stegeman, George I. [1999]
University of Central Florida
Citation: For pioneering contributions to nonlinear optics and optoelectronics, especially the study of nonlinear guided wave optics.


Stockman, Mark [2010]
Georgia State University
Citation: For groundbreaking theoretical contributions to plasmonics including the SPASER, adiabatic superfocusing, and coherent control on the nanoscale


Szoke, Abraham [1991]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the study of laser physics, non-linear light scattering, and the behavior of atoms in intense optical fields.


Taylor, Antoinette Jane [2001]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering developments of ultrafast optoelectric techniques and their use in understanding dynamical processes in electronic materials and devices.


Tittel, Frank K. [1990]
Rice University
Citation: For significant contributions to high-resolution laser spectroscopy, especially the development of new spectroscopic sources and techniques.


Tom, Harry W.K. [2000]
University of California, Riverside
Citation: For pioneering contributions to our understanding of the ultrafast dynamics of surface chemical and physical reactions, particularly femtosecond laser-induced nonequilibrium phase transitions and chemical reactions.


Trebino, Rick Peter [2006]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For inventing and developing techniques for measuring ultrashort laser pulses.


Vaccaro, Patrick [2007]
Yale University
Citation: For the development and application of linear/nonlinear spectroscopic techniques to elucidate the structure, dynamics, and chiroptical response of molecules.


Van Stryland, Eric [2011]
University of Central Florida
Citation: For seminal contributions to the measurement, understanding and application of optical nonlinearities.


Vlasov, Yurii [2007]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the photonic nanostructures including photonic crystals and silicon nanophotonics.


Vodopyanov, Konstantin L. [2009]
Stanford University
Citation: For development of a new class of broadly-tunable infrared and terahertz sources based on nonlinear-optical conversion in bulk, micro- and nano- structured media, and their application to spectroscopic studies including demonstration of electromagnetically-induced transparency in quantum wells.


Walmsley, Ian A. [2000]
University of Rochester
Citation: For contributions to methods for quantum state measurement in matter and the characterization of wave fields in general.


Walther, Herbert [1998]
Max Planck Institute fur Quantenoptik
Citation: In recognition of his fundamental contributions to the quantum optics of atoms.


Wang, Feng [2016]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For seminal contributions to optical spectroscopy of novel low dimensional materials, including carbon nanotubes, graphene, and transition metal dichalcoginides.


Wang, Hailin [2006]
University of Oregon
Citation: For contributions to the study of coherent optical processes in semiconductors, especially the pioneering experimental work on electromagnetically induced transparency via exciton correlations.


Wang, Lijun [2007]
Affiliation not available
Citation: In recognition of his original experimental work on the propagation of light and on coherence phenomena.


Webb, Kevin J. [2014]
Purdue University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the description of waves in complex media, including optical forces and energy in dispersive systems, nanophotonics, metamaterial properties, and the characterization of random scattering media.


Weber, Willes H. [1991]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For his experimental and theoretical contributions in the areas of high-resolution infrared laser spectroscopy of molecules and Raman scattering, fluorescence, and ir absorption by molecules near surfaces.


Wiederrecht, Gary [2016]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the physics and spectroscopy of semiconductor, molecular, and metal nanostructures, including the observations of hybrid molecular-plasmon excitations and novel ultra-fast phenomena.


Wilson, Kent R. [1999]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For his development of photofragment spectroscopy, his pioneering work on the dynamics of chemical reactions in solution, and his recent innovations in ultrafast x-ray diffraction and absorption and quantum control.


Winful, Herbert Graves [2002]
University of Michigan
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of nonlinear propagation in periodic structures, nonlinear dynamics of laser arrays, and polarization instabilities in birefringent optical fibers.


Wise, Frank [2010]
Cornell University
Citation: For contributions to nonlinear optical wave propagation, including the demonstration of self-similar pulse evolution in a laser and the generation of space-time solitons;  and also for leading the development of lead-chalcogenide semiconductor nanocrystals.


Wodkiewicz, Krzysztof [1998]
Warsaw University
Citation: For key contributions to our understanding of the role of stochastic processes in nonlinear optical resonance, and for pathbreaking studies of the operational approach to quantum phase-space measurements.


Wong, George [2011]
University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
Citation: For his seminal contributions to discoveries of new optical materials for lasers, nonlinear optics and optical detectors.


Xiao, Min [2004]
University of Arkansas
Citation: Contributions to sub-shot-noise measurements and novel linear and nonlinear effects related to electromagnetically induced transparency.


Ye, Jun [2004]
JILA
Citation: For breakthrough developments in the stabilization and synchronization of femtosecond lasers and their application to nonlinear spectroscopy and precision frequency measurement science.


Yuen, Horace P. [2004]
Northwestern University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of quantum communications and quantum measurements.


Yurke, Bernard [1997]
Lucent Technologies
Citation: For theoretical and experimental research in quantum states of light, especially the generation of squeezed light in cavities and Schroedinger cat states.


Zhang, Xi-Cheng [2002]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For pioneering contributions to free-space terahertz optics, particularly the successful development of terahertz wave generation, sensing and imaging.


Ziolkowski, Richard W. [2016]
University of Arizona
Citation: For contributions to the analysis and modeling of electromagnetic phenomena in linear and nonlinear complex media and metamaterials.


Zwier, Timothy Scott [2000]
Purdue University
Citation: For significant contributions to the understanding of intramolecular and intermolecular interactions, particularly of hydrogen bonded species, by application of double resonance laser spectroscopy to isolated molecules and molecular clusters.