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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

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PeopleInstitutions

Roger W. Falcone

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Dates

June 27, 1952 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Falcone, Roger W.

Biography

Abstract

Roger W. Falcone is Associate Laboratory Director for Photon Sciences at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2009-present). Other institutional affiliations include the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University. His research interests include the behavior of materials in extreme conditions and the electronic structure of dense plasmas.

Important Dates

June 27, 1952Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1974Obtained MS, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1974Obtained AB, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1979Obtained PhD in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1980 – 1983Marvin Chodorow Fellow, Department of Applied Physics, Stanford University.

1983 – presentAssistant Professor of Physics (1983-1988); Associate Professor of Physics (1988-1991); Chair, Department of Physics (1995-2000); and Professor of Physics (1991-present), University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

2004 – presentPhysicist (2004-2006); Director, Advanced Light Source Division (2006-present); and Associate Laboratory Director for Photon Sciences (2009-present), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley (Calif.).

Occupation

Molecular and atomic physicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Graduate Education

Stanford (Calif.)

Employment

Berkeley (Calif.)

Subjects

Atomic and molecular physics.

Condensed matter.

Plasma physics.

Solids.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Harris, S. E. (Stephen Ernest), 1936-

PhD advisor at Stanford University in Electron and Ion Dynamics of Warm Dense Matter.

Kapteyn, Henry Cornelius

Advised by Falcone at University of California, Berkeley in Photoionization-Pumped Short-Wavelength Lasers.

Murnane, Margaret

Advised by Falcone at University of California, Berkeley in Femtosecond Laser Spectroscopy and both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Colleagues

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bienenstock, Arthur

Both employed at Stanford University.

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Brode, Robert B. (Robert Bigham), 1900-1986

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Byer, R. L. (Robert L.), 1942-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chodorow, Marvin

Both employed at Stanford University.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley.

Clauser, John F. (John Francis), 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Stanford University.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Diamond, R. M.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Falicov, L. M. (Leopoldo Maximo), 1933-1995

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Gaillard, Mary K.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Holdren, John P.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jacak, Barbara

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lyneis, Claude, 1943-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Nygren, David R.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Oddone, Piermaria J.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Perlmutter, Saul

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley.

Poskanzer, Arthur M.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Riess, Adam, 1969-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Sessler, A. M. (Andrew Marienhoff)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shirley, David Arthur, 1934-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Stephens, F. S. (Frank Samuel)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley.

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Institutions

Major Positions

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Physicist; Director, Advanced Light Source Division; and Associate Laboratory Director for Photon Sciences.

Stanford University. Department of Applied Physics

Marvin Chodorow Fellow.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics; Associate Professor of Physics; Chair, Department of Physics; and Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained AB (1974).

Stanford University. Department of Electrical Engineering

Obtained MS (1974) and PhD in Electrical Engineering (1979).

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