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In Memoriam: Marconi Fellow Robert N. Hall

Robert N Hall

By Paula Reinman

1989 Marconi Fellow, Robert N. Hall, passed away on November 7, 2016, in Schenectady, NY.  Dr. Hall developed the semiconductor laser that is used in all CD and CD-ROM units, laser printers and most fiber-optic communications systems.  We were honored to count him as a colleague and will miss his friendship and wisdom.   More…