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The 2009 Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics

Awarded January 7, 2009, at the 39th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics.

Robert W. Boyd, The University of Rochester (bio)

For pioneering work in the nonlinear interaction of laser light with matter, quantum imaging, and slow light.

Robert L. Byer, Stanford University (bio)

For pioneering studies of nonlinear optical effects including parametric amplification.

Norbert Kroó, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (bio)

For pioneering studies of surface plasmons and other elementary excitations.

Robert W. Boyd
Robert L. Byer
Norbert Kroó

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