Pierre Tournois (1937 – 2017)

March 19, 2017

We are sad to announce the passing of Pierre Tournois on 6 March 2017. Pierre was a worldwide recognised pioneer in the field of signal processing, surface acoustic waves (SAW) and optics. His innovations and discoveries had a significant impact on the scientific world: Gires-Tournois Interferometer, Maerfeld-Tournois wave, SAW dispersive delay line, devices for controlling and measuring the time shape of a laser pulse.

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