University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Department of Physics and Applied Physics

1 University Ave.
Lowell, MA 01854
(978) 934-3730
(978) 934-3068 (fax)

http://www.uml.edu/physics

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Research Specialties and Staff

University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Specialties for Degree Program

Research specialty Degree type
PhD
(Theoretical/Experimental)
Master's
(Final degree/Enroute to PhD)
Applied Physics Both Both
Astronomy Experimental Both
Astrophysics Experimental Both
Atmosphere, Space Physics, Cosmic Rays Both Both
Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics Both Both
Condensed Matter Physics Both Both
Materials Science, Metallurgy Both Both
Medical, Health Physics Both Both
Nuclear Physics Experimental Both
Optics Both Both
Particles and Fields Theoretical Both
Polymer Physics/Science Both Both

Departmental Research and Staff

THEORETICAL

Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics

Radiative transitions in mesic atoms.
Kunnat Sebastian

Optics

Quantum optics; dielectric waveguides;surface plamons; UV and far-infrared spectra; electronic and vibrational cluster calculations
Andriy Danylov, Viktor Podolskiy

Particles and Fields

Kunnat Sebastian

Soft Condensed Matter

Theory and Computation in Soft Matter and Dynamic Systems, with applications in polymers, interfacial phenomena of electrolytes, and biological ensembles.
Johannes (Jos) Zwanikken

EXPERIMENTAL

Applied Physics

Advanced detector development; gamma ray imaging; neutron detection; fast neutron spectroscopy; nuclear instrumentation; decay heat and cross-section measurements; proton microbeams; medical isotopes
Partha Chowdhury, James Egan, Gunter Kegel, Jayant Kumar, Christopher Lister, Andrew Rogers, Walter Schier

Development of coherent sources, receivers; novel imaging systems at THz frequencies.
Michael Coulombe, Guy DeMartinis, Robert Giles, Thomas Goyette, Cecil Joseph, Jerry Waldman

Materials tunable visible, infrared and far-infrared lasers; opto-electronic materials and devices; image processing; surface plasmons; polymers and biological materials.
Andriy Danylov, Guy DeMartinis, Andrew Gatesman, Robert Giles, Thomas Goyette, Wei Guo, Cecil Joseph, Jayant Kumar, Lian Li, Mengyan Shen, Jerry Waldman

Astronomy

X-ray binaries; galactic formation and structure: suborbital sounding rockets for astronomical observation; development of novel instruments and data analysis techniques; UV imaging and spectroscopy; exoplanet observations.
Supriya Chakrabarti, Timothy Cook, Silas Laycock

Atmosphere, Space Physics, Cosmic Rays

Solar wind-magnetosphere-ionosphere interactions.
Paul Song

Medical, Health Physics

Dosimetry; shielding; biological effects of radiation; radon monitoring studies; radiation safety and control; aerosol physics;biophotonics
John Antal, Clayton French, Joel Lazewatsky, David Medich, Wilfred Ngwa, P. Hendrik Pretorius, Mark Rivard, Erno Sajo, Joao Seco, Mark Tries, Sheri Weintraub, Eric Wong, Anna Yaroslavsky

Nano Science and Technology

Femtosecond laser surface interactions.
Mengyan Shen

Nuclear Physics

Nuclear structure; spectroscopy of nuclei far from stability; heavy-ion reactions; nuclear isomers
Partha Chowdhury, Christopher Lister, Andrew Rogers

Optics

Andrew Gatesman, Robert Giles, Wei Guo, Jayant Kumar, Jerry Waldman, Anna Yaroslavsky

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