James Roy Taylor, Irish physicist, researcher. Achievements include patents for Radiation pulse generator from a non linear continuum, Q switched fibre laser, A resonant cascade Raman radiation source. Recipient Ernst Abbe award, Zeiss Foundation, 1990; fellow, Imperial College of Science, London, since 1990. Fellow: Optical Society of America.
Taylor, James Roy was born on April 29, 1949 in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. Son of James Wylie and Helena Muriel Taylor.
Bachelor of Science, The Queen's University Belfast, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, The Queens University Belfast, 1974.
Research assistant Techishe University Munchen, Munich, 1975—1977, Imperial College, London, 1978—1990.
Author: Laser - How it is made. Editor: Optical Solitons - Theory and Experiment. Contributor articles to professional journals.
Fellow: Optical Society of America.
Married Silvie Jennifer Logan, July 27, 1979. Children: Rowan William James, Ross Logan, Conor Roy.