James P. Gordon Memorial Speakership

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James P. Gordon Memorial Speakership

Established in 2014 at the request of the Gordon family, The James P. Gordon Memorial Endowment will fund a speakership on Quantum Information and Quantum Optics to a CLEO invited speaker.  

The recipient’s presentation will be recorded and made available online as an educational resource for the next generation of optics and photonics leaders. This program is a tribute to Dr. Gordon for his outstanding contributions in the field of Quantum Optics. 

Support the Fund

This speakership will pay tribute to Dr. Gordon for his numerous high-impact contributions to quantum electronics and photonics, including demonstration of the maser.  The video library will provide a unique education resource for the next generation of optics and photonics innovators. Please support Jim’s legacy and contribute to the fund today.

About Dr. Gordon

James P. Gordon was an OSA Honorary Member and Fellow Emeritus who was known for his contributions to quantum electronics and optical communication theory, including the first demonstration of the maser.
 
Recognized worldwide for his many contributions, Gordon received numerous honors, including the Charles Hard Townes Award, the Max Born Award, and the Frederic Ives Medal. He was elected to both the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences. Gordon is a Fellow of OSA and the American Physical Society and a senior member of IEEE.
 
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Donor Recognition

The OSA Foundation would like to thank our generous donors for their support.  

Leadership Donors

(Donors who contribute
$1,000 or more)

Fund Donors

Susanna Gordon


 
Rod Alferness
Peter Kaiser
Herwig Kogelnik
Lynn Nelson

 




Support the legacy of James P. Gordon with a donation today.