April 15, 1932|
August 19, 2014 (aged 82)|
|Known for||invented the TEA laser|
Order of Canada|
National Order of Quebec
In 1978, he was awarded the Royal Society of Canada's Thomas W. Eadie Medal. In 2002, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition of his "major influence on the development of lasers and their application in the fields of defence and medicine". In 1999, he was made a Grand Officer of the National Order of Quebec. In 1980, he was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.