Lennart Stenflo was a Professor of Physics at Umeå University, Sweden, during the period 1971–2007. He is now a Professor at Linköping University, Sweden, a Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and a Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. His research interests include plasma physics and space physics.
How freak or rogue waves form in the ocean is not well understood, but new investigations suggest a mechanism for these waves that may also allow formation of high-intensity pulses in optical fibers. Read More »