Yushi Kaneda

Research Professor of Optical Sciences

Yushi Kaneda

Research Professor of Optical Sciences


  • Research Professor, University of Arizona, 2004-present
  • Research Advisor, Oxide Corp., Yamanashi, Japan, 2010-present
  • Chief Laser Scientist, NP Photonics, Tucson, AZ 2001-2004
  • Senior Research Scientist, Sony Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, 1988-2000

Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • Program Chair of Advanced Solid-State Lasers, 2022
  • Program Committee member of Advanced Solid-State Lasers, 2019 to 2021
  • Program Committee Member of CLEO Pacific-Rim, 2013
  • CLEO 06 Program Subcommittee of CLEO/IQEC and PhAST Conference, 2009 to 2010

Specific Research Interests

  • Solid-state lasers and their nonlinear frequency conversion

Research Summary

Novel approach of laser sources for specific applications, including opectroscopic, guidestar, remote sensing, metrology. Many are in the ultraviolet region


  • Ph.D., University of Tokyo (Japan), 1998
  • M.S., Stanford University, 1993
  • B.E., University of Tokyo (Japan), 1988
Faculty K Research Faculty
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Wyant College of Optical Sciences
The University of Arizona
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P.O. Box 210094
Tucson, AZ 85721-0094