Isaac Abella, 1934-2016
October 23, 2016
Isaac Abella, OSA Fellow and noted physicist, passed away on 23 October at the age of 82. Abella specialized in laser physics, quantum optics, and spectroscopy of rare-Earth laser materials. Over the course of his career, Abella would become a beloved teacher and mentor to undergraduate students at the University of Chicago.
Abella was born in Toronto, Canada, and ea...