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Optoelectronics & Communications

SPIE Member Payne named Marconi Fellow for fiber work

Professor David N. Payne, an internationally distinguished research leader in photonics and Director of the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the University of Southampton in the UK, has been named the 2008 Marconi Fellow and prize winner for his pioneering work in the field of fiber optoelectronics and fiber telecommunications, the backbone of modern high speed data transmission.

Payne is a member of SPIE and has contributed papers to SPIE symposia for many years.

The Marconi Society was established in 1974 through an endowment set up by Gioia Marconi Braga, daughter of Guglielmo Marconi, the Nobel laureate who invented radio (wireless telegraphy). The Marconi Society at Columbia University is best known for the Marconi Prize, awarded annually to an outstanding individual whose scope of work and influence emulate the principle of "creativity in service to humanity" that inspired Marconi.

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