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2019 Gears of Government Award - Lehman, Stephens, Tomlin, Vayshenker and Yung

Established the first primary standard to measure optical fiber-based laser power by exploiting the team’s innovative coatings, which are the most light-absorbing, or blackest, material ever made. The team’s innovation will enhance telecommunications, sensing, defense, and the development of future quantum networks.

Created May 8, 2019, Updated June 26, 2019