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Experimental Research Areas

 

Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics and Chemistry

Atmospheric spectroscopy, earth's magnetosphere, atmospheric radiation, aerosol physics, atmospheric photochemistry, laser sensing of atmospheric constituents.
UMD: CartonDagenaisDavisDickersonNigam

 

Biomaterials

UMD: Fushman, Gilson, La Porta, LorimerLosertUpadhyayaWeeksYu
NIST: Briggman, Hight-Walker
NIH: Bacharach, Balaban, Bax, Bonner, DiamondEatonKnutsonLeeNeuman, Sellers, TjandraZimmerberg

 

Condensed Matter Science/Soft Materials

Raman, Rayleigh, Brillouin, scattering, neutron scattering, nuclear magnetic resonance, critical phenomena and phase transitions, surface science
UMD: Fuhrer, Gammon, BriberDimitrakopoulosKofinas, LathropMartinez-MirandaRabin, RaghavanReutt-Robey, Venkatesan, WangWilliamsZachariah
NIST: Heilweil, GermerLevine, Stephenson, Zimmerman
NIH: Bonner

 

Molecular Physics

Atomic and molecular spectroscopy, electron and ion impact spectroscopy, picoseconds spectroscopy, infrared and Raman spectroscopy.
UMD: CoplanDavis, Duyn, FourkasGudipatiHillMullinPhillipsRolston, Sita
NIST: Clark, Fraser, Jacox, Sansonetti
NIH: Bonner, EatonKnutson, Sita

 

Photochemistry, Nuclear Chemistry, and Photophysics

Laser induced atomic and molecular collisions, ultraviolet and infrared laser photochemistry, photolysis rates in the atmosphere.
UMD: DickersonFalveyMignerey
NIST: Briggman, Germer, Stephenson

 

Quantum Electronics and Optical Physics

Gas lasers; light scattering, spectroscopy, nonlinear optics, ultrafast phenomena, laser plasmas, dye lasers and intense-field effects.
UMD: DagenaisDavis, Gammon, HillMilchbergOuyangPhillips, RoyWhite
NIST: Briggman, CelottaGermerLett, McClellandMigdall, MohrSilver, Stephenson, TanTarrio

 

Space Physics

Solar and planetary atmospheres, solar wind, cosmic rays.
UMD: CoplanSeo

 

Thermophysics

Energy conversion, thermodynamics properties, transport properties.
UMD: AnisimovCumings, Dimitrakopoulos, EhrmanGuptaRaghavan