Phillippe Gallion

Telecom ParisTech, France

Philippe Gallion, born March 30, 1950 in Saint-Dizier (France), has obtained the Ph.D degree from the University of Montpellier in 1986. He is presently Professor at “Télécom ParisTech”, formerly “Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications”, where he was the Communications and Electronics Department Chairman from 1988 to 2000. Philippe Gallion is also lecturing at the University Pierre and Marie Curie (ParisVI) as well as at various French and foreign universities. He carries out research at the Laboratory for Communication and Information Processing (LTCI), joint Télécom ParisTech research unit with the French “Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique” Philippe Gallion has made pioneering contributions on laser noise, injection locking, semiconductor laser modulation chirp and tuning, coherent systems and optical devices, digital optical communications systems and networks. His present research topics focuses on quantum communication and quantum cryptography, non-linearity and noise in Raman distributed optical amplifiers, advanced digital communications systems and networks. Author of over 125 international technical publications and over 130 papers and lectures at conferences, including many invited one, he has supervised up to now 45 theses and participated in more than 150 thesis committees. Philippe Gallion is a Member of the Optical Society of America and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is the Chairman of the French Chapter of the IEEE Photoncs Society Optics Society. More information can be found on:

Biography Updated on 28 August 2011

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