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Biography

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G. H. Dunn

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Dates

October 11, 1932 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Dunn, G. H. (Gordon H.), 1932-

Biography

Abstract

Gordon H. Dunn was a Fellow at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) (1993-2002). Other institutional affiliations include the University of Colorado, Boulder and National Bureau of Standards. His research interests include atomic physics and molecular systems.

Important Dates

October 11, 1932Birth, Montpelier (Idaho).

1955Obtained BS, University of Washington, Seattle (Wash.).

1961Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Washington, Seattle (Wash.).

1961 – 1962National Research Council (NRC) Fellow, National Bureau of Standards.

1962 – 2002Physicist (1962-1977); Chief, Quantum Physics Division (1977-1985); Senior Scientist (1985-1993); and Fellow (1993-2002), Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA), Boulder (Colo.).

1964 – 1977Lecturer in Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder.

1984Awarded Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics, American Physical Society.

1989 – 1990Chair, Division of Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics, American Physical Society.

1991 – 1994Chair, Panel on the Future of Atomic Molecular and Optical Science, National Research Council.

Occupation

Atomic and molecular physicist.

Places

Birth

Montpelier (Idaho)

Undergraduate Education

Seattle (Wash.)

Graduate Education

Seattle (Wash.)

Employment

Boulder (Colo.)

Subjects

Atomic theory.

Molecular theory.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Geballe, Ronald, 1918-

PhD advisor at University of Washington, "An experimental study of atom-ion collisions producing Lyman alpha radiation."

Zare, Richard N.

Advised by Dunn at University of Colorado, Boulder.

Colleagues

Bergquist, James Charles

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Branscomb, Lewis M., 1926-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards and Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Briggs, Lyman J. (Lyman James), 1874-1963

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Clark, N. A. (Noel Anthony), 1940-

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Coblentz, William W. (William Weber), 1873-1962

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder and Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Cornell, Eric Allin, 1961-

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Fano, Ugo

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Gamow, George, 1904-1968

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Girvin, Steven M.

Both employed at National Bureau of Standards.

Greene, Christopher Henry

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Hall, J. L. (John L.), 1934-

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Haurwitz, Bernhard

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Jin, Deborah S.

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Julienne, Paul S.

Both employed at National Bureau of Standards.

Klebanoff, P. S.

Both employed at National Bureau of Standards.

Murnane, Margaret

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Schubauer, Galen B. (Galen Brandt), 1904-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Wieman, C. E. (Carl Edwin)

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Ye, Jun, 1967-

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Institutions

Major Positions

Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics

Physicist; Chief, Quantum Physics Division; Senior Scientist; and Fellow.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)

Senior Scientist and Fellow, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

United States. National Bureau of Standards

National Research Council (NRC) Fellow; Physicist, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA); Chief, Quantum Physics Division, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA); Senior Scientist, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

University of Colorado Boulder. Department of Physics

Lecturer in Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Chair, Division of Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics and received 1984 Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics.

National Research Council (U.S.)

Chair, Panel on the Future of Atomic Molecular and Optical Science.

University of Washington. Department of Physics

Obtained BS and PhD in Physics (1961).

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