Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Byer, Robert L.
Location Stanford University
Primary Field Engineering Sciences
Secondary Field Physics
 Election Citation
Byer has made pioneering inventions and contributions to the science, engineering, and art of solid state lasers, optical parametric oscillators, and nonlinear optics.
 Research Interests
My current research interests include laser sources and interferometer configurations for gravitational wave detection in collaboration with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory project (LIGO), the Laser Interferometer in Space Antenna project (LISA), global remote sensing using tunable solid state lasers, laser electron acceleration, and studies of ultra-fast laser interaction with matter.

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