Optical Society of America Bestows Honors on 15
The Washington-based Optical Society of America has announced the recipients of 15 of its most prestigious awards. Selected for their vision, dedication and inventiveness, the 2005 honorees are recognized for their extraordinary achievements in the fields of optics and photonics.
This year’s award winners are: Theodor W. Hänsch, Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus W. Quinn Endowment; Stephen Benton, Edwin H. Land Medal; Thomas K. Gaylord, Esther Hoffman Beller Medal; Marin Soljacic Adolph Lomb Medal; John Sandercock, David Richardson Medal; Masataka Nakazawa, R.W. Wood Prize; Ravindra Athale, OSA Leadership Award/New Focus-Bookham Prize; Paul Corkum, Charles Hard Townes Award; Paul Daniel Dapkus, Nick Holonyak Jr. Award; Harrison H. Barrett, C.E.K. Mees Medal; Alexander Kaplan, Max Born Award; G. Michael Morris, Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize; Jaan Laane, Ellis R. Lippincott Award; Roger H. Stolen, John Tyndall Award; and Daniel Neumark, William F. Meggers Award.