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physicist

Charles André Hirlimann, French physicist. Achievements include pioneer in the field of femtosecond light pulses; resonant optical stark effect; multipass light amplifier. Grantee North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1982. Member Parental Union, Asnieres, France, 1980-1981, vice president, 1982. Member Society Française D'Optique, Society Française de Physique, European Physical Society.

Background

Hirlimann, Charles André was born on September 15, 1947 in Paris. Son of Charles and Colette Henriette (Coviaux) Hirlimann.

Education

Maîtrise de Physique, University P. et M. Curie, Paris, 1970. Thèse 3ème cycle, University P. et M. Curie, Paris, 1975. Thèse D'État, University P. et M. Curie, Paris, 1981.

Career

Assistant professor University P. et M. Curie, Paris, 1976-1983. Research staff member Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 1984-1991, research director Strasbourg, France, since 1992. Post-doctoral member technical staff Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, New Jersey, 1982-1983.

Achievements

  • Achievements include pioneer in the field of femtosecond light pulses. Resonant optical stark effect. Multipass light amplifier.

Membership

Member Parental Union, Asnieres, France, 1980-1981, vice president, 1982. Member Society Française D'Optique, Society Française de Physique, European Physical Society.

Connections

Married Marie-Paule Christiane Paquet, September 10, 1970. Children: Ludovic, Damien.

father:
Charles Hirlimann

mother:
Colette Henriette (Coviaux) Hirlimann

spouse:
Marie-Paule Christiane Paquet

children:
Ludovic Hirlimann

Damien Hirlimann