PHd and MSC student positions

 

SPECTROSCOPY OF VAN DER WAALS MOLECULES IN SUPERSONIC BEAM

● molecular energy structures studied using method of supersonic expansion beam and techniques of laser spectroscopy
● laser-induced fluorescence excitation and emission spectra
● experimental verification of hypothesis of a covalent admixture to the the vdW bonding in molecular electronic-energy states
collaboration: W. Jastrzebski (Polish Acad. Sci.), E. Fry (Texas A&M Univ.), M. Czajkowski, J.B. Atkinson (Univ.of Windsor)
● article: Phys. Reports 369 (2002) 177




PAIRS OF ENTANGLED ATOMS CREATED IN PHOTODISSOCIATION OF DIATOMIC MOLECULES  

● techniques of experimental verification of atomic entanglement
● methods of verification of Bell's inequality for neutral atoms
● applications in quantum cryptography - quantum computers
collaboration: E. Fry (Texas A&M Univ.), Th. Walther (TU Darmstadt)

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES OF MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY

● broad-band and narrow-band dye lasers
● techniques of generation of higher harmonics
● techniques of detection and analysis of molecular fluorescence
collaboration: E. Fry (Texas A&M Univ.), Th. Walther (TU Darmstadt)


 

 

 


AB INITIO CALCULATIONS AND SIMULATIONS OF MOLECULAR SPECTRA

● calculations of interatomic potentials
● calculations of electric dipole moments for molecular transitions
● techniques of analysis of moleculear fluorescence
● collaboration: M. Krosnicki (Univ. of Gdansk), C. Western (Univ. of Bristol)

 

 

 

OPTOGALVANIC EFFECT IN STUDIES OF PLASMA

● laser spectroscopy of hollow-cathode discharges
● dynamical optogalvanic effect
● collaboration: R. Djulgerova (IF BAN Sofia)
● article: IEEE T. Plasma Sci. 37 (2009) 159




 




SYNCHROTRON RADIATION AND STUDIES OF MOLECULES

● spectroscopy of environmental molecules (e.g. SF5CF3)
● collaboration: M. Stankiewicz (UJ)
● article: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 8 (2006) 5199