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Robert A. Fisher

Dr. Robert A. Fisher

Owner
RA Fisher Associates LLC


2996 Plaza Blanca

Santa Fe NM 87507-5340
United States

tel: 505 992 3930
fax: 505 438 0578
E-mail: bob@rafisher.com

Area of Expertise

Nonlinear optics, polarization, lasers

Biography

Robert A. Fisher is President and Senior Laser Physicist with RA Fisher Associates. He received his Ph.D., M.A., and B.S. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. Starting in 1971, he worked in the Laser Fusion Group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and he taught graduate courses in nonlinear optics and solid state physics at the University of California, Davis. Joining Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1974, he was affiliated with the laser fusion and laser isotope separation programs. He was a member of seven Red-Blue government panels, and he teaches numerous professional advancement courses.

His expertise includes: nonlinear optics, laser technology, carbon dioxide lasers, molecular spectroscopy, x-ray lasers, optical phase conjugation, and modern optics. He has authored over 60 publications. He is the Editor of the book "Optical Phase Conjugation," and he chaired six SPIE Conferences on Nonlinear Optics. He was Associate Editor for the journal "Applied Optics," and for the journal "Optics Letters." He serves the legal community as an Expert Witness. Dr. Fisher is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America, a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a Fellow of SPIE.

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