Nominations are now being accepted
for the 2007 Tyndall Award, which will be presented at OFC’07
in Anaheim, CA (25-30 March).
This award, which is jointly sponsored by the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics
Society and the Optical Society of America, is presented to a single
individual who has made outstanding contributions in any area of lightwave
technology, including optical fibers and cables, the optical components
employed in fiber systems, as well as the transmission systems employing
fibers. With the expansion of this technology, many individuals have
become worthy of consideration.
This year’s selection committee consists of Steve Newton, Chair;
Kenichi Iga (JSPS); Doug Baney (Agilent Laboratories); Katsunari Okamoto
(Okamoto Laboratory Ltd.); Ekaterina Golovchenko (Tyco Telecommumications).
Please contact Gail Walters at the LEOS Executive Office for nomination
forms or further information (Tel: 732-562-3892; Fax: 732-562-8434;