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  2. Gérard Mourou - Wikipediaérard_Mourou

    Gérard Albert Mourou (French: [ʒeʁaʁ muʁu]; born 22 June 1944) is a French scientist and pioneer in the field of electrical engineering and lasers. He was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physics in 2018, along with Donna Strickland , for the invention of chirped pulse amplification , a technique later used to create ultrashort-pulse, very high ...

  3. Gérard Mourou – Facts – 2018 -

    Gérard Mourou was born in Albertville, France. He studied physics at the University of Grenoble and then at the Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie in Paris, where he earned his PhD in 1973. He later moved to the United States and became a professor at the University of Rochester, where he did his Nobel Prize awarded work along with Donna ...

  4. Gérard Mourou – Biographical -

    Gérard Mourou Biographical ‘Y esterday i had the honour of drinking coffee with Madam Joliot-Curie’. Those were the words of my father, who was an engineer in charge of the electricity network of The Three Valleys in Savoy. He went on to say that she was a very important personality who had received the Nobel Prize.

  5. Gérard Mourou – Center for Ultrafast Optical Science

    Professor Gérard Mourou was a founding Director of the Center for Ultrafast Optical Science. For more than thirty years, Professor Gérard Mourou has pioneered the field of ultrafast lasers and their applications in scientific, engineering and medical disciplines. With his student Donna Strickland he is an inventor of the Chirped Pulses ...

  6. Gerard Mourou | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    Gérard Mourou, in full Gérard Albert Mourou, (born June 22, 1944, Albertville, France), French physicist who was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics for his invention of chirped pulse amplification (CPA), a method of making pulses of laser light of high power and short duration. He shared the prize with American physicist Arthur Ashkin and Canadian physicist Donna Strickland. Mourou ...

  7. Gérard Mourou Center for Ultrafast Optical Science

    The Gérard Mourou Center for Ultrafast Optical Science (CUOS) is an interdisciplinary research center in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan. CUOS was sponsored as a Science and Technology Center by the National Science Foundation during 1990-2001 by the 2018 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Prof. Gérard Mourou, and as a ...

  8. Gérard Mourou‬ - ‪Google Scholar

    1500. 1988. Laser ablation and micromachining with ultrashort laser pulses. X Liu, D Du, G Mourou. IEEE journal of quantum electronics 33 (10), 1706-1716. , 1997. 1440. 1997. Laser‐induced breakdown by impact ionization in SiO 2 with pulse widths from 7 ns to 150 fs.