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Robert W. Boyd

M. Parker Givens Professor of Optics and Professor of Physics
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Institute Of Optics

Areas of expertise: Nonlinear Optics

Press contact:
Leonor Sierra
lsierra@ur.rochester.edu
585.276.6264

Related Links:
Robert Boyd Home Page
Non-linear Optics Group


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Biography
Boyd researches optical physics, particularly the areas of nonlinear optical interactions, slow and fast light, nonlinear optical properties of materials, and applications of nonlinear optics including quantum and nonlinear optical imaging. He is the author of several books on optics, has published more than 230 research papers, and has been awarded six U.S. patents.