Anthony E. Siegman, a laser pioneer and OSA Fellow Emeritus who served as OSA President in 1999, an Advisor to Multiwave Photonics since its first day, died on 7 October 2011 at his home in Stanford, CA, USA. He was 79. Tony was an extraordinary scientist, teacher and human being. Dr. José R. Salcedo, CEO of Multiwave Photonics, was his graduate student at Stanford and carried out his Ph.D. research under Tony´s supervision, as well as served as IBM Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University working with him. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tony´s family.
Anthony E. Siegman, 1931-2011 .