Professor Heritage wins R. W. Wood Prize
Prof. Jonathan Heritage of UC Davis, together with his colleague at Purdue University, Prof. Andrew M. Weiner won one of the most distinguished awards in optics, R. W. Wood Prize .
Established by OSA in 1975 to honor the many contributions that R.W. Wood made to optics, this award recognizes an outstanding discovery, scientific or technical achievement, or invention in the field of optics. The accomplishment for which the prize is given is measured chiefly by its impact on the field of optics generally, and therefore the contribution is one that opens a new era of research or significantly expands an established one. It is endowed by the Xerox Corporation.