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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Author

R. Casten

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Dates

November 1, 1941 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Casten, R.

Additional Forms of Names

Casten, R. F.

Casten, Richard F.

Biography

Abstract

Richard Casten researches experimental and theoretical nuclear structure physics. Currently, he is the Allan Bromley Professor of Physics at Yale University. His other institutional affiliations include the Niels Bohr Institute, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Important Dates

November 1, 1941Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1963Obtained BS, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester (Mass.).

1964Obtained MS, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1967Obtained PhD in Physics, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1967 – 1969Research Fellow, Niels Bohr Institute (Niels Bohr institutet).

1969 – 1971Research Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

1971 – 1997Assistant Physicist to Physicist, Nuclear Structure Group (1971-1981) and Senior Scientist, Nuclear Structure Group (1981-1997), Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton (N.Y.).

1976 – 1977Visiting Scientist, Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble.

1995 – presentDirector, A. W. Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1995 – presentProfessor of Physics (1995-2008) and D. Allan Bromley Professor of Physics (2008-present), Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

2011Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Experimental nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Worcester (Mass.)

Graduate Education

New Haven (Conn.)

Employment

Upton (N.Y.)

New Haven (Conn.)

Subjects

Nuclear physics.

Nuclear structure.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Yale University.

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Aronson, Samuel, 1942-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Blume, Martin, 1932-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Bromley, D. Allan (David Allan), 1926-2005

Both employed at Yale University.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Courant, Ernest D. (Ernest David), 1920-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Davis, Raymond, 1914-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Emery, V. J. (Victor J.)

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Yale University.

Frazer, Benjamin Chalmers

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Girvin, Steven M.

Both employed at Yale University.

Goldhaber, Gertrude S. -1998

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Haroche, S.

Both employed at Yale University.

Haworth, Leland J. (Leland John), 1904-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Yale University.

Hughes, Vernon W.

Both employed at Yale University.

Iachello, F.

Both employed at Yale University.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Kerr, Donald M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Klein, Martin J.

Both employed at Yale University.

Knapp, Edward A.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Marburger, John H., III (John Harmen), 1941-2011

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

McTague, John P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Palmer, Robert B., 1934-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Read, Nicholas

Both employed at Yale University.

Robinson, C. Paul

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Samios, Nicholas P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Sandweiss, Jack H.

Both employed at Yale University.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Shirane, G.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Vineyard, G. H.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Warburton, Ernest Keeling

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Assistant Physicist to Physicist, Nuclear Structure Group and Senior Scientist, Nuclear Structure Group.

Institut Laue-Langevin

Visiting Scientist.

Niels Bohr institutet

Research Fellow.

Yale University. Physics Department

Obtained MS in 1964 and PhD in 1967. Professor of Physics; D. Allan Bromley Professor of Physics; and Director, A. W. Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2011 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, Mass.)

Obtained BS in 1963.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Research Fellow.

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Mapping the triangle : International Conference on Nuclear Structure : Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming 22-25 May 2002 / editors, Ani Aprahamian... [et al.].

Nuclear physics, large and small : International Conference on Microscopic Studies of Collective Phenomena, Morelos, México, 19-22 April 2004 / editors, Roelof Bijker, Richard F. Casten, Alejandro Frank ; sponsoring organizations, Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACyT) ... [et al.].