Yoshinobu Maeda, Japanese scientist. Achievements include discovery of the optotriode, negative feedback optical amplifier and negative feedback optical amplification effect (Maeda effect). Member Japan Society Applied Physics, Physics Society Japan, Laser Society Japan, Institute Electrical Information and Communications Engineer.
Researcher Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Tokyo, 1984-1985. Research assistant Toyota Technology Institute, Nagoya, 1989-1992, lecturer, 1992—2005, professor, since 2005. Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology researcher Research and Development Corporation Japan, Tokyo, 1992-1994.
Visiting scholar University Pittsburgh, 1994, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 2002, founder Optotriode Company Ltd., 2010, professor Kinki University Osaka, Japan, since 2008.