The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Martin and Eileen Summerfield Professor of Applied Physics and Professor of Electrical Engineering
California Institute of Technology
1200 East California Blvd.
Pasadena,California 91125 USA
"For foundational contributions to photonics and quantum electronics, including his demonstration of the semiconductor distributed feedback laser that underpins todays high-speed optical fiber communications."
Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on November 17, 2010.