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Govind P. Agrawal

Professor And Senior Scientist, LLE
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Institute Of Optics

Areas of expertise: Fiber optics, lasers, optical communications

Press contact:
Leonor Sierra
lsierra@ur.rochester.edu
585.276.6264

Related Links:
Govind Agrawal Home Page


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Govind Agrawal Chosen First Dr. James C. Wyant Professor in Optics
November 21, 2013

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March 18, 2013

Yahoo! News
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November 08, 2012

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August 31, 2012

Greece Post
Govind Agrawal to be honored by the IEEE Photonics Society
July 20, 2012

Germany Deutsche Welle
Data transmission record quadruples
March 11, 2011

San Francisco Chronicle
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October 17, 2010

New York Times
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October 10, 2010

Science Magazine
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October 06, 2009

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November 19, 2013

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Biography
Govind Agrawal's research interests focus on quantum electronics, nonlinear optics, and laser physics. He has made important contributions to the fields of semiconductor lasers, nonlinear fiber optics, and optical communications. Agrawal has authored seven books on semiconductor lasers, fiber-optic communications, and more. He has published more than 300 research papers in various internationally reputed scientific journals.