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Biography

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Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

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Paul A. Fleury

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Dates

July 20, 1939 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Fleury, Paul A.

Biography

Abstract

Paul Fleury is the Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Engineering and Applied Physics at Yale University (2001-present). His other institutional affiliations include Bell Laboratories, Sandia National Laboratories and University of New Mexico. His research interests include laser spectroscopy, optical spectroscopy, and nonlinear optics.

Important Dates

July 20, 1939Birth, Baltimore (Md.).

1960Obtained BS, John Carroll University, University Heights (Ohio).

1961 – 1962Graduate study at Case Institute of Technology, no degree.

1962Obtained MS, John Carroll University, University Heights (Ohio).

1965Obtained PhD in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1965 – 1984Member, Technical Staff (1965-1970); Head, Condensed State Physics Research Department (1970-1979); and Director, Materials Research Laboratory (1979-1984), Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1978SRC Senior Visiting Fellowship, St. John's College, Oxford University.

1984 – 1992Director, Physical Research Laboratory, AT & T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1992Awarded Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids, American Physical Society.

1992 – 1996Vice President, Research (1992-1993) and Director, Materials and Process Research (1993-1996), Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque (N.M.).

1996 – 2001Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (N.M.).

1996 – 2001Dean, School of Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (N.M.).

1999Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2001 – presentDean, School of Engineering (2001-2007) and Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Engineering and Applied Physics (2001-present), Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

2004Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Occupation

Experimental condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Baltimore (Md.)

Undergraduate Education

University Heights (Ohio)

Graduate Education

University Heights (Ohio)

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Albuquerque (N.M.)

New Haven (Conn.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Dielectrics.

Laser spectroscopy.

Magnetism.

Nonlinear optics.

Semiconductors.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Yale University.

Aeppli, Gabriel

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Alivisatos, P.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Aspnes, D. E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bernstein, Ira B.

Both employed at Yale University.

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

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Boyle, Willard S., 1924-2011

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Bromley, D. Allan (David Allan), 1926-2005

Both employed at Yale University.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Yale University.

Cava, Robert J.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chu, Ching-wu, 1941-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Darlington, Sidney, 1906-1997

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

David, Edward E.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

DiSalvo, Francis

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Fulton, Theodore Alan

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Galt, John Kirtland, 1920-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Girvin, Steven M.

Both employed at Yale University.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Greene, Laura H.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories and Yale University.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Hughes, Vernon W.

Both employed at Yale University.

Iachello, F.

Both employed at Yale University.

Isaacs, Eric D.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Klein, Martin J.

Both employed at Yale University.

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 Laboratories.

Lax, Melvin J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell 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.

Millis, Andrew J.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Narath, Albert, 1933-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Penzias, Arno A.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Pfann, William G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Phillips, Julia M.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Rice, Thomas Maurice, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Sandweiss, Jack H.

Both employed at Yale University.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at Bell 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 Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Willett, Robert L.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Institutions

Major Positions

AT & T Bell Laboratories

Director, Physical Research Laboratory.

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff; Head, Condensed State Physics Research Department; Director, Materials Research Laboratory; and Director, Physical Research Laboratory.

Sandia National Laboratories

Vice President, Research and Director, Materials and Process Research.

University of New Mexico. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

University of New Mexico. School of Engineering

Dean, School of Engineering.

Yale University. Physics Department

Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Engineering and Applied Physics.

Yale University. School of Engineering & Applied Science

Dean, School of Engineering and Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Engineering and Applied Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Member.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Physical Society

Received 1992 Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids.

Case Institute of Technology

Graduate study, no degree.

John Carroll University

Obtained BS in 1960 and MS in 1962.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in 1965.

National Academy of Engineering

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of Oxford

SRC Senior Visiting Fellowship, St. John's College.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Paul A. Fleury response to Laser History Project Survey, 1984.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

AIP Center for History of Physics responses to Laser History Project Survey, 1983.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Arno A. Penzias papers, 1931-2006 (bulk 1963-1998).

Manuscript Division

Library of Congress

James Madison Memorial Building, First Street and Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540, USA