Federico Capasso#


Federico Capasso
Email:capasso 'at' seas.harvard.edu
Membership Number:4109
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:fcapasso
Homepage: http://www.seas.harvard.edu/capasso




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2003 - present Robert Wallace Professor of Applied Physics, Harvard University
  • 2000 – 2002 Vice President of Physical Research, Bell Laboratories Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ
  • 1997 - 2000 Department Head, Semiconductor Physics Research, Bell Laboratories Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ.
  • 1987- 1997 Department Head, Quantum Phenomena and Device Research, Bell Laboratories Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ
  • 1984 – 1987 Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ
  • 1977 – 1984 Member of Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ
  • 1976 – 1977 Visiting Scientist, Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, NJ, USA
  • 1974 – 1976 Research Physicist, Fondazione Bordoni, Rome, Italy

Fields of Scholarship
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  • private law
  • international law
  • etc.
  • Quantum Cascade Lasers
  • Bandstructure engineering: Quantum phenomena in nanostructures and novel heterostrcuture/quantum devices
  • Physics of deformed laser resonators
  • Plasmonics and Metasurfaces
  • Nanophotonics and Flat Optics
  • Casimir forces (actuator and nonlinear oscillators based on Casimir forces)
  • MicroElectroMechanicalSystems (MEMS) - Casimir-based nanomechanics

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Balzan Prize
  • 2013 Gold Medal of SPIE
  • 2013 European Physical Society Quantum Electronics and Optics Award
  • 2013 Humboldt Research Award
  • 2011 Jan Czochralski Award of the European Materials Research Society
  • 2011 Galileo Galilei Medal of the Italian Society for Optics and Photonics
  • 2010 Julius Springer Prize in Applied Physics
  • 2010 Berthold Leibinger Zukunft Prize (Future prize)
  • 2005 King Faisal International Prize for Science
  • 2005 Gold Medal of the President of Italy for meritorious achievement in science
  • 2004 Edison Medal, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • 2004 Arhur Schawlow Prize in Laser Science, American Physical Society
  • 2003 Goff Smith Prize and Lecture, University of Michigan
  • 2002 Duddell Medal and Prize of the Institute of Physics (London, UK)
  • 2001 Robert Wood Prize of the Optical Society of America
  • 2000 Willis E. Lamb Medal for Laser Physics and Quantum Optics
  • 1998 IEEE/Laser & Electrooptics Society W. Streifer Award for Scientific Achievement
  • 1995 Member, National Academy of Sciences
  • 1996 Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • 1998 Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1986 Fellow, American Physical Society

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