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Tito Arecchi

ICO mourns the passing away of Prof. Fortunato Tito Arecchi.

photo Fortunato Tito Arecchi, emeritus professor of the University of Firenze, died on 15 February at the age of 87. He was the Director of the National Institute of Optics in Firenze (Florence, Italy) for 25 years. He was ICO Vice President for the term 1981-1984 and Chaired of the Italian Territorial Committee for many years. He gave outstanding contributions to the fields of laser physics, quantum optics, chaos and complexity. 


The ICO Community will miss him.

Roberta Ramponi,
Politecnico di Milano, Italy