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Carlton Caves
Carlton Caves, UNM Physics Professor

Caves Recognized for Optics Research and Education

As part of the New Mexico International Year of Light celebration on Friday, September 25, Professor Carlton Caves was recognized for his significant contributions to research and education in optics, especially in New Mexico.

Dr. Caves delivered a talk following the award entitled Stumbling into quantum optics and, from there, into quantum information theory.

About The International Year of Light

The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL) is "a global initiative adopted by the United Nations to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to worldwide challenges in energy, education, agriculture, communications and health."

Congratulations, Dr. Caves!

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