Lasers: The Power and Precision of Light

Lasers: The Power and Precision of Light

Author(s): Prof. Jean-Claude Diels, Dr. Ladan Arissian

Print ISBN: 9783527410392

Online ISBN: 9783527640034

DOI: 10.1002/9783527640034

Author Biography


About the Author

Jean-Claude Diels is a professor of Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico, USA. He has an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Physics Engineering from the University of Brussels, Belgium. His research areas include, among others, experimental investigations of ultrafast phenomena, the development of femtosecond laser sources, metrology with femtosecond laser pulses, nonlinear optics, and coherent interactions between light and matter. Professor Diels has published several books and book chapters including "Ultrashort Laser Pulse Phenomenon: Fundamentals, Techniques and Applications on a Femtosecond Time Scale" (2006).

Ladan Arissian is Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico, USA. She was previously a Research Associate at the Physics Department of Texas A&M University, performing research in attosecond science at the National Research Council of Canada. She has obtained graduate degrees in various disciplines: an M.S. in Nuclear Engineering (Medical Imaging), and an M.S. in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, and she holds a Ph.D. in Optical Science and Engineering from the University of New Mexico (2007). Besides her interest in research, she has been involved in teaching from high school level physics to graduate courses in Optics. Dr. Arissian has published 40 articles and conference presentations, three book chapters and three patents in laser physics.

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