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| EXPLORING THE INTERFACE OF LIGHT AND BIOMEDICINE

  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 6 — Jun. 17, 2008

Honorary Members of the 1950s

John N. Howard

Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 24-25 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPN.19.5.000024


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Abstract

From its beginnings in 1916, the Optical Society has dedicated a special category of membership to individuals who have made unique, unparalleled contributions to the fi eld of optics. This column highlights the careers of four optical pioneers who became honorary members during the 1950s: Frits Zernike (1954), Charles Edward Kenneth Mees (1957), Thomas Smith (1957) and William F. Meggers (1958).

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John N. Howard, "Honorary Members of the 1950s," Optics & Photonics News 19(5), 24-25 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=opn-19-5-24


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