Byoung S. Ham

Inha University, Republic of Korea

Byoung S. Ham was born in Siheung, Republic of Korea, in 1964. He received the B.S. degree from the Physics Department, Sogang university. He went to the USA to earn his M.S. degree in physics in 1993 and the Ph.D. degree in EE in 1995 from Wayne State University. After working with MIT and Hanscom AFB under the supervision of Dr. P. R. Hemmer as a Postdoctoral Associate, he joined ETRI in 1999. Since 2003, he has been working at the School of Electrical Engineering, Inha University, as a Professor. He became a Distinguished Professor in 2011 as an Inha Fellow. He is also a Fellow of Optical Society of Korea. Since 2006, he has been serving as the Director of the Center for Photon Information Processing (PIP) designated by the Korean government. He research interests are nonlinear quantum optics such as EIT and slow light and coherent transient effects like photon echoes. Recently, he published a novel method of longer storage time quantum memory protocol in nature photonics.

Biography Updated on 21 August 2011

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