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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Electronics and Electrical Engineering H-index 99 Citations 47,997 616 World Ranking 43 National Ranking 25

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Awards & Achievements

2016 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2009 - US President's National Medal of Science "For foundational contributions to photonics and quantum electronics, including his demonstration of the semiconductor distributed feedback laser that underpins todays high-speed optical fiber communications.", Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on November 17, 2010.

1991 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1986 - Frederic Ives Medal, The Optical Society For his numerous pioneering contributions to lasers, optoelectronics, and phase conjugate optics.

1982 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1976 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering Contributions to the invention, analysis, and development of devices for integrated optics and optical communications.

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Optics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Laser

Amnon Yariv mainly focuses on Optics, Optoelectronics, Laser, Semiconductor laser theory and Resonator. Many of his studies on Optics apply to Phase as well. His study looks at the relationship between Optoelectronics and topics such as Quantum well, which overlap with Quantum well laser, Superlattice and Photodetector.

His Laser research incorporates elements of Atomic physics, Diode and Modulation. The various areas that he examines in his Semiconductor laser theory study include Semiconductor device, Frequency modulation, Power gain, Noise and Laser linewidth. His Resonator research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Dispersion relation and Optical switch.

His most cited work include:

  • Two-Dimensional Photonic Band-Gap Defect Mode Laser (1977 citations)
  • Coupled-mode theory for guided-wave optics (1538 citations)
  • Coupled-resonator optical waveguide:?a proposal and analysis (1405 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Amnon Yariv mainly investigates Optics, Optoelectronics, Laser, Semiconductor laser theory and Resonator. His studies link Phase with Optics. His work carried out in the field of Optoelectronics brings together such families of science as Quantum well and Semiconductor device.

As part of his studies on Laser, Amnon Yariv frequently links adjacent subjects like Diode. The study incorporates disciplines such as Electric current, Mode-locking, Epitaxy and Modulation in addition to Semiconductor laser theory. His Phase conjugation research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Four-wave mixing and Nonlinear optics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Optics (63.87%)
  • Optoelectronics (48.69%)
  • Laser (39.64%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2003-2021)?

  • Optics (63.87%)
  • Optoelectronics (48.69%)
  • Laser (39.64%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of study are Optics, Optoelectronics, Laser, Semiconductor laser theory and Resonator. His studies in Photonic crystal, Grating, Refractive index, Lasing threshold and Optical fiber are all subfields of Optics research. Tunable laser, Photonics, Silicon, Waveguide and Fiber Bragg grating are among the areas of Optoelectronics where Amnon Yariv concentrates his study.

His Laser research integrates issues from Phase noise, Coherence and Semiconductor. His Semiconductor laser theory study incorporates themes from Phase-locked loop, Hybrid silicon laser, Distributed feedback laser and Laser power scaling. His study on Resonator also encompasses disciplines like

  • Coupled mode theory which connect with Bessel function,
  • Total internal reflection which connect with Bragg's law.

Between 2003 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Highly sensitive fiber Bragg grating refractive index sensors (520 citations)
  • Photonics : optical electronics in modern communications (502 citations)
  • Matrix analysis of microring coupled-resonator optical waveguides (334 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Optics
  • Laser

Amnon Yariv mostly deals with Optics, Resonator, Optoelectronics, Laser and Semiconductor laser theory. Optics is a component of his Q factor, Photonic crystal, Waveguide, Optical amplifier and Refractive index studies. His study in Resonator is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Optical cavity, Optical filter, Reflector, Coupled mode theory and Slow light.

His Optoelectronics research incorporates themes from Optical fiber and Soft lithography. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Phase noise and Phase. The Semiconductor laser theory study combines topics in areas such as Phase-locked loop, Hybrid silicon laser, Laser linewidth and Distributed feedback laser.

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Top Publications

Two-Dimensional Photonic Band-Gap Defect Mode Laser

Oskar Painter;R. K. Lee;Axel Scherer;A. Yariv.
Science (1999)

2955 Citations

Coupled-mode theory for guided-wave optics

A. Yariv.
IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics (1973)

2389 Citations

Coupled-resonator optical waveguide:?a proposal and analysis

Amnon Yariv;Yong Xu;Reginald K. Lee;Axel Scherer.
Optics Letters (1999)

1975 Citations

Electromagnetic propagation in periodic stratified media. I. General theory

Pochi Yeh;Amnon Yariv;Chi-Shain Hong.
Journal of the Optical Society of America (1977)

1721 Citations

Universal relations for coupling of optical power between microresonators and dielectric waveguides

A. Yariv.
Electronics Letters (2000)

1409 Citations

Integrated optics

A. Yariv.
international electron devices meeting (1972)

1383 Citations

Optical electronics in modern communications

Amnon Yariv.
(1997)

1381 Citations

Optical Waves in Crystals: Propagation and Control of Laser Radiation

Amnon Yariv;Pochi Yeh.
(1983)

1207 Citations

Introduction to optical electronics

Amnon Yariv.
(1971)

1068 Citations

Spatial solitons in photorefractive media.

Mordechai Segev;Bruno Crosignani;Amnon Yariv;Baruch Fischer.
Physical Review Letters (1992)

1033 Citations

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