2019 - SPIE Fellow
2018 - Nobel Prize for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses
2018 - Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science, American Physical Society
2016 - Frederic Ives Medal, The Optical Society For numerous pioneering contributions to the development of ultrafast and ultrahigh intensity laser science and for outstanding leadership of the international and commercial communities impacted by these technologies..
2002 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For the introduction of the Chirped Pulse Amplification technique enabling high-intensity lasers.
1999 - IEEE David Sarnoff Award "For pioneering contributions to high- speed, high-intensity optoelectronic measurement techniques, including electro-optic sampling and femtosecond high-voltage switching."
1998 - IEEE Fellow For contributions to chirp pulse amplification of ultrashort optical pulses and electrooptic sampling techniques for high speed signal characterization.
Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences
His primary areas of investigation include Laser, Optics, Atomic physics, Optoelectronics and Ultrashort pulse. Gerard Mourou has included themes like Ionization, Electron, Plasma and Pulse in his Laser study. His study in Femtosecond, Chirped pulse amplification, Picosecond, Sapphire and Pulse compression is done as part of Optics.
His study in Atomic physics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Range, Photon, Energy, Collimated light and Ion. The various areas that he examines in his Optoelectronics study include Molecular beam epitaxy, X-ray laser and Pockels effect. His Ultrashort pulse research incorporates elements of Temporal resolution and Pulse generator.
Gerard Mourou mainly focuses on Optics, Laser, Optoelectronics, Ultrashort pulse and Femtosecond. His study in Picosecond, Chirped pulse amplification, Femtosecond pulse shaping, Pulse compression and Bandwidth-limited pulse falls under the purview of Optics. His work deals with themes such as Electron, Plasma, Atomic physics and Pulse, which intersect with Laser.
His Atomic physics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Ion, Ionization and Range. Gerard Mourou interconnects Dye laser and Amplifier, Regenerative amplification, Optical amplifier in the investigation of issues within Optoelectronics. His work on Ultrashort pulse is being expanded to include thematically relevant topics such as Ultrafast laser spectroscopy.
Gerard Mourou focuses on Laser, Optics, Plasma, Atomic physics and Pulse. He mostly deals with Femtosecond in his studies of Laser. His research integrates issues of Gas compressor and Thin film in his study of Optics.
Gerard Mourou has researched Plasma in several fields, including Brillouin zone, High harmonic generation and Picosecond. The Atomic physics study which covers Betatron that intersects with Thermal emittance. His Pulse study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Ion, Radiation, Compression and Pulse duration.
His primary scientific interests are in Optics, Laser, Plasma, Optoelectronics and Pulse. Gerard Mourou does research in Laser, focusing on Femtosecond specifically. His research investigates the connection with Plasma and areas like Electron which intersect with concerns in Optical physics and State of matter.
His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Vacuum state, Ranging, Strong field and Vacuum energy. His Pulse research includes elements of Gas compressor and Energy. His Atomic physics research incorporates elements of Acceleration, Inertial confinement fusion, Picosecond and Shock.
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Compression of amplified chirped optical pulses
Donna Strickland;Gerard Mourou.
Optics Communications (1985)
Optics in the relativistic regime
Gerard A. Mourou;Toshiki Tajima;Sergei V. Bulanov.
Reviews of Modern Physics (2006)
Self-channeling of high-peak-power femtosecond laser pulses in air
A Braun;G Korn;X Liu;D Du.
Optics Letters (1995)
Terawatt to Petawatt Subpicosecond Lasers
Michael D. Perry;Gerard Mourou.
Generation of ultrahigh peak power pulses by chirped pulse amplification
P. Maine;D. Strickland;P. Bado;M. Pessot.
IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics (1988)
Laser ablation and micromachining with ultrashort laser pulses
X. Liu;D. Du;G. Mourou.
IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics (1997)
Laser‐induced breakdown by impact ionization in SiO2 with pulse widths from 7 ns to 150 fs
D. Du;X. Liu;G. Korn;J. Squier.
Applied Physics Letters (1994)
Femtosecond Optical Breakdown in Dielectrics
M. Lenzner;J. Krüger;S. Sartania;Z. Cheng.
Physical Review Letters (1998)
Highly efficient relativistic-ion generation in the laser-piston regime.
T. Esirkepov;Marco Borghesi;S.V. Bulanov;G. Mourou.
Physical Review Letters (2004)
Ultra-high intensity- 300-TW laser at 0.1 Hz repetition rate.
V. Yanovsky;V. Chvykov;G. Kalinchenko;P. Rousseau.
Optics Express (2008)
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