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Yoshinobu Maeda

scientist

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.

Background

Maeda, Yoshinobu was born on May 1, 1959 in Yokkaichi, Mie, Japan. Son of Kuranoshuke and Toshiko (Murayama) Maeda.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan, 1982. Master of Science, Mie University, Tsu, Japan, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan, 1989.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of the optotriode, negative feedback optical amplifier and negative feedback optical amplification effect (Maeda effect).

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Japan Society Applied Physics, Physics Society Japan, Laser Society Japan, Institute Electrical Information and Communications Engineer.

Connections

Married Sumiko Yamamoto, November 18, 1984. Children: Daiki, Yoshiki.

father:
Kuranoshuke Maeda

mother:
Toshiko (Murayama) Maeda

spouse:
Sumiko Yamamoto

children:
Daiki Maeda

Yoshiki Maeda