Professor at the College of Optical Sciences (Tucson weather), joint appointment with the Department of Physics, at the University of Arizona, 1980; Ph. D. Heriot-Watt University, 1983; Max-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Munich 1983-1985; College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, 1985-date.

Research Interests

  • Ultrashort pulse propagation in gases, microscopic nonlinear optical response
  • Theory of photon fluids
  • Penrose and Zel’dovich effects in optics

Other AMO Related Work

  • Prof. Brian P. Anderson – Experimental Bose-Einstein condensation
  • Prof. Rolf Binder – Theory of the optical properties of semiconductors
  • Prof. Poul Jessen – Experimental AMO physics, laser cooling, optical lattices
  • Prof. R. Jason Jones – Ultrashort lasers, precision metrology
  • Prof. Miroslav Kolesik – Theoretical & computational optical physics
  • Prof. Jerry V. Moloney – Theoretical & computational optical physics
  • Prof. Dalziel Wilson – Quantum Optomechanics