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Biography

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D. E. Aspnes

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Dates

May 1, 1939 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Aspnes, D. E.

Additional Forms of Names

Aspnes, David

Biography

Abstract

Aspnes developed theories of the linear and nonlinear optical properties of materials and thin films, and the technology of spectroscopic ellipsometry.

Important Dates

May 1, 1939Birth, Madison (Wis.).

1960Obtained BS in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison (Wis.).

1965Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign (Ill.).

1967 – 1983Member, Technical Staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1973Fellow, American Physical Society.

1983 – 1992Manager, Interface and Optical Physics Districts, Bell Communications Research, Inc. (now Telcordia Technologies), Livingston (N.J.).

1987Awarded Wood Prize, The Optical Society.

1992 – presentProfessor of Physics (1992-1999) and Distinguished University Professor (1999-present), North Carolina State University, Raleigh (N.C.).

1996Awarded Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids, American Physical Society.

1998Winner Medard W. Welch Award, AVS (American Vacuum Society).

1998Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2002Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Madison (Wis.)

Undergraduate Education

Madison (Wis.)

Graduate Education

Champaign (Ill.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Livingston (N.J.)

Raleigh (N.C.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Optics.

Spectrum analysis.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aeppli, Gabriel

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bode, Hendrik W. (Hendrik Wade), 1905-1982

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Boyle, Willard S., 1924-2011

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brattain, Walter H. (Walter Houser), 1902-1987

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brinkman, William F. (William Frank), 1938-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cava, Robert J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chu, Ching-wu, 1941-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Darlington, Sidney, 1906-1997

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

David, Edward E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

DiSalvo, Francis

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fisk, James B. (James Brown), 1910-1981

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fulton, Theodore Alan

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Galt, John Kirtland, 1920-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Greene, Laura H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lander, James J., 1914-1996

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lax, Melvin J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lee, P. A. (Patrick A.), 1946-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Libchaber, Albert J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

McMillan, William L.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Penzias, Arno A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pfann, William G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Phillips, Julia M.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tauc, J. (Jan)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tersoff, J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Thomas, D. G. (David Gilbert), 1928-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tsui, D. C. (Daniel Chee), 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff.

North Carolina State University. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics and Distinguished University Professor.

Telcordia Technologies

Manager, Interface and Optical Physics Districts.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Physical Society

Fellow and awarded 1996 Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids.

American Vacuum Society

President and received 1998 Medard W. Welch Award.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Optical Society of America

Awarded 1987 Awarded Wood Prize.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in 1965.

University of Wisconsin--Madison. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Obtained BS in 1960.

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