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Govind P. Agrawal

Professor And Senior Scientist, LLE
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Institute Of Optics

Areas of expertise: Fiber optics, lasers, optical communications

Press contact:
Leonor Sierra

Related Links:
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Govind Agrawal's research interests focus on quantum electronics, nonlinear optics, and laser physics. He has made important contributions to the fields of semiconductor lasers, nonlinear fiber optics, and optical communications. Agrawal has authored seven books on semiconductor lasers, fiber-optic communications, and more. He has published more than 300 research papers in various internationally reputed scientific journals.