Gérard Mourou

Gérard Mourou awarded Physics Nobel Prize 2018

Born in 1944 in Albertville in the French Alps, student at Grenoble University, Gérard Mourou is a scientist and pioneer in the field of electrical engineering and lasers. After receiving the prestigious French Legion of Honour award in 2012, the Frederic Ives medal in 2016 from the Optical Society of America, and the Arthur L. Schawlow award in Laser Science from the American Physical Society, he was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physics in October 2018, along with his student Donna Strickland, for the invention of chirped pulse…

Laser Optics 2016

The Laser Optics Conference is the traditional international event organized in the field of laser physics, quantum electronics, photonics, and optical engineering. The conference will take place June 27 – July 1, 2016 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The LO’2016 technical program includes selected topic symposia, plenary, parallel and poster sessions over five days. Distinguished plenary and invited speakers will present the state-of-the-art of laser physics, photonics and optical engineering.