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director , physics professor

Benoît Deveaud-Plédran, French physics professor, director. Achievements include research in Bose Einstein condensation of polaritons.

Background

Deveaud-Plédran, Benoît was born on September 19, 1952 in Notre Dame de Gravenchon, France. Son of François Deveaud and Philippe De Lagarde.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Grenoble, France, 1984.

Career

Member technical staff Center National d'Etudes des Telecoms, Lannion, France, 1974—1986, group leader, 1987—1993. Post doctoral researcher Bell Labs, Holmdell, New Jersey, 1986—1987. Professor École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1993—1997.

Director Institute Quantum Electronics and Photonics, 1997—2007, Quantum Photonics NCCR, Lausanne, since 2005. Divisional editor Physical Review Letters, Ridge, New York, 2002—2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Bose Einstein condensation of polaritons.

Connections

Married Marie Plédran. Children: Caroline Plédran, Julie Plédran, Marion Deveaud, Pierre Deveaud, Stéphane, François.

father:
François Deveaud

mother:
Philippe De Lagarde

spouse:
Marie Plédran

children:
Caroline Plédran Deveaud-Plédran

Julie Plédran Deveaud-Plédran

Marion Deveaud Deveaud-Plédran

Pierre Deveaud Deveaud-Plédran

Stéphane Deveaud-Plédran

François Deveaud-Plédran