Articles Posted on July 6th, 2009

  • Bell Labs scientists Tkach and Chraplyvy awarded 2009 Marconi prize

    Bell Labs scientists Tkach and Chraplyvy awarded 2009 Marconi prize

    Alcatel-Lucent today announced that two scientists from Bell Labs, its world-renowned research organization, have been awarded the prestigious 2009 Marconi Fellowship and Prize. The two scientists, Andrew Chraplyvy and Robert Tkach, were recognized for their insights into how information is transmitted over optical networks and for finding innovative ways to significantly increase the speed and capacity of optical fiber communications systems.