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The 21st century of light

The 21st century of light
The 21st century of light
World-renowned scientist and inventor of the revolutionary fiber erbium. He is Director of the Optoelectronics Research Centre at the University of Southampton and from the 70s to today his contributions to optical fiber technology are the backbone of the Internet and the contemporary digital world. UK Rank Prize for Optics, the 2001 Mountbatten Medal, the 2004 Kelvin Medal for the application of engineering science, 2007 IEEE Photonics Award,1991 IEEE/LEOS Tyndall Award, the 1998 Benjamin Franklin Medal for Engineering, Laureate of the 2008 Millennium Technology Prize. He is also Eduard Rhein Laureate and member of the Academies of Sciences of Russia and Norway and member of the UK Royal Society, the UK Royal Academy of Engineering, the Optical Society of America. He founded the York Technologies and SPI Lasers. He was named in 2013 in the Knight of Honor List for services to applied photonics research.
Payne, David
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Payne, David
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Payne, David (2016) The 21st century of light. TEDx Roma 2016, Teatro Olimpico. 08 Apr 2016.

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World-renowned scientist and inventor of the revolutionary fiber erbium. He is Director of the Optoelectronics Research Centre at the University of Southampton and from the 70s to today his contributions to optical fiber technology are the backbone of the Internet and the contemporary digital world. UK Rank Prize for Optics, the 2001 Mountbatten Medal, the 2004 Kelvin Medal for the application of engineering science, 2007 IEEE Photonics Award,1991 IEEE/LEOS Tyndall Award, the 1998 Benjamin Franklin Medal for Engineering, Laureate of the 2008 Millennium Technology Prize. He is also Eduard Rhein Laureate and member of the Academies of Sciences of Russia and Norway and member of the UK Royal Society, the UK Royal Academy of Engineering, the Optical Society of America. He founded the York Technologies and SPI Lasers. He was named in 2013 in the Knight of Honor List for services to applied photonics research.

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Published date: 9 April 2016
Additional Information: Invited talk
Venue - Dates: TEDx Roma 2016, Teatro Olimpico, 2016-04-08 - 2016-04-08

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Local EPrints ID: 415177
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/415177
PURE UUID: 3a770f3f-668e-4347-8f91-0e311d195b36

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Date deposited: 02 Nov 2017 17:30
Last modified: 29 Jan 2020 10:36

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