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Physics


Nicholas P. Bigelow

Areas of expertise: Quantum optics, quantum physics


Arie Bodek

Areas of expertise: High Energy Physics


Ashok Das

Areas of expertise: Theoretical High Energy Physics


Joseph H. Eberly

Areas of expertise: Theoretical Quantum Optics and atomic, molecular, and optical science


Yongli Gao

Areas of expertise: Experimental condensed matter physics, chemical and biological physics


Nicholas George

Areas of expertise: Physical Optics, Electronic Imaging Systems


John C. Howell

Areas of expertise: Quantum Optics, Quantum Physics


Steven L. Manly

Areas of expertise: High energy and heavy ion (high energy nuclear) physics


Kevin S. McFarland

Areas of expertise: Experimental High Energy Physics


David D. Meyerhofer

Areas of expertise: Experimental Plasma and Laser Physics, Inertial Confinement Fusion, High Energy Density Physics


Wolf-Udo Schroeder

Areas of expertise: Schroeder's research focuses on basic and applied Nuclear Science and Technology. His group's heavy- and light-ion reaction studies explore fundamental properties of nuclear matter, as well as the dynamics of nuclear reactions and decay. Such information is relevant for understanding cosmological objects (neutron stars) and processes (supernovae, production of chemical elements). It is also relevant for the distribution of energy in nuclear fission-like decay. Applied research of the group includes development of novel nuclear radiation detectors and advanced electronics, important for both basic nuclear science and nuclear forensics. Studies of proton induced transmutation have applications in nuclear waste management. Ongoing radio-chemical work is directed to study chemical and physical interactions of tritium with metals and organic materials, as well as to develop methods for the recovery of tritium from exposed materials. Radioactive tritium is fuel for future fusion power reactors but is also produced in conventional light-water nuclear power plants.


Frank L.H. Wolfs

Areas of expertise: High Energy Nuclear Physics, Dark Matter