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Interested in Science? Don’t miss Guildford Institute’s special event

Published on: 10 Oct, 2014
Updated on: 10 Oct, 2014

Join highly-esteemed University of Surrey physicist, Professor Alf Adams, for an illustrated talk and live demonstration on the science behind today’s digital world.

The talk will take place on Tuesday, November 4, at 2.45pm at The Guildford Institute, Ward Street, Guildford.

Professor Alf Adams.

Professor Alf Adams.

Professor Adams will discuss his groundbreaking work on the strained semiconductor laser and will reveal how, without his discovery, commonplace technology such as CD or DVD players – and even the internet – might not exist in their current form today.

guildford_institute_logoIn recognition of his impact on such a vast array of modern devices, Professor Adams was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1996 and is the recipient of several prestigious honours and prizes, including the Rank Prize and a Duddell Medal and Prize. If you are interested in learning more about his pioneering work, be sure to book a place on this talk in advance.

Places cost £5 for Institute members and £6 for non-members, and include a glass of wine! Call  01483 562142, or email for more details.

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