Antoine Labeyrie

  • From:

    Observatoire de Haute-Provence, Saint-Michel Observatoire | Saint-Michel Observatoire, France

  • Year:

    2000

  • Subject:

    Electrical Engineering

  • Award:

    Benjamin Franklin Medal

  • Citation:

    For the invention of speckle interferometry which permits large ground-based astronomical telescopes to achieve their full theoretical angular resolution, and for pioneering work in extending Michelson's method for performing long-baseline multi-telescope interferometry to obtain angular resolutions on the order of 10-3 arc-seconds.