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Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

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Department of Physics and Astronomy

Mail Office
Science B 605
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
Tel: (403) 220-5385
Fax: 403) 289-3331

Undergrad Info:
Science B 605
(403) 220-8127

PHAS Researchers

Astronomy, Astrophysics & General Relativity · Complexity Science · Environmental Physics & Isotope Science ·
Medical Physics · Quantum Optics · Space & Plasma Physics

Astronomy, Astrophysics & General Relativity

  Jo-Anne Brown Radio astronomy, galactic magnetism
David Hobill Binary star systems. gravitational lensing, computational astrophysics, cosmology, black holes
Denis Leahy X-Ray astronomy, supernova remnants, high energy astrophysics, pulsars, physics of compact objects
Rachid Ouyed Computational and high energy physics and astrophysics
Rene Plume Infrared and submillimeter radio astronomy, physics and chemistry of the interstellar medium, star formation
Jeroen Stil Radio astronomy, cosmic magnetism, galaxy evolution
Russ Taylor Radio astronomy, space imaging, cosmic magnetism, astroinformatics

Complexity Science

  Jörn Davidsen Geocomplexity, statistical physics, nonlinear dynamics, pattern formation
Peter Grassberger Complex biological systems
Maya Paczuski Distributed information or signalling-metabolic networks, complex networks

Environmental Physics & Isotope Science

  Bernhard Mayer Subsurface CO2 sequestration, coal bed methane, nitrogen and sulfur cycling
Ann-Lise Norman Trace gas characteristics in the atmosphere, isotope fractionation, source apportionment studies
Michael Wieser Meteorites and solar system evolution, high accuracy isotope abundancy and mass measurements

Medical Physics

  Derek Brown Aperture modulated total body irradiation, automated intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) QA
Peter Dunscombe Education and training, clinical and economic evaluation, error management
Richard Frayne Magnetic resonance imaging, detection and treatment of vascular disease
Rao Khan In-situ dosimetry, radiation transport modeling, nuclear reactor physics, brachytherapy
Wendy Smith Effect of motion on radiation therapy and timing inaccuracies in imaging systems
Jose Villarreal-Barajas Radiation dosimetry, solid state high resolution dosimeters

Quantum Optics

  Paul Barclay Nanophotonics, quantum optics, nonlinear optics, optomechanics, environmental sensing, atomic physics
David Feder Quantum information, ultracold atomic gases, condensed matter, atomic physics, optical physics
Gilad Gour Quantum information, foundations of quantum mechanics, thermodynamics of black holes
Alexander Lvovsky Non-classical light, light-atom interfaces
Nasser Moazzen-Ahmadi Molecular clusters and complexes, condensation pathways, IVR mediated torsion, transient species of atmospheric and astrophysical interest, molecule cooling
Barry Sanders Quantum information, cryptography, computing, optics, waveguides and antennas
Christoph Simon Quantum information science, quantum optics
Robert Thompson Low density gas phase systems, ion trapping, anti-matter and cold atom physics
Wolfgang Tittel Quantum information, cryptography, long-distance quantum communitiation, quantum memory

Space & Plasma Physics

  Christopher Cully Wave-particle interactions, space plasma electric field instruments, kinetic plasma solutions, ion outflow
Eric Donovan Mass and energy transport in the near Earth plasma environment
Brian Jackel Optical measurements of the aurora, remote sensing, coordinated studies, signal processing
David Knudsen Space plasma physics and instrumentation, physics of the aurora
Andrew Yau Aeronomy and plasma composition, satellite-borne plasma instrumentation and mass spectrometry