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Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

Fac. of Science IT Support


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

Research Areas

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Radio, optical, infrared and space astronomy, computational astrophysics, star formation, the interstellar medium, and general relativity

Complexity Science

Complex networks, self-organized criticality, statistical and computational physics, and non-linear dynamics

Environmental Physics

Isotope composition of trace gases and aerosols, source apportionment studies, and isotope fractionation

Isotope Science Laboratory

Nuclear decay processes, effect of human activity on the environment, and development of analytical and instrumental techniques

Radiation Oncology Physics

Intensity modulated and image guided radiation therapy, prostate brachytherapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery

MR Imaging

Magnetic resonance imaging techniques in humans for the study, detection and treatment of vascular disease

AMO Physics

The interaction between light and matter

Quantum Information Science

The study of information, communication and computation using devices that are governed by quantum principles

Space and Plasma Physics

Precipitation mechanisms, remote sensing magnetospheric dynamics, and the solar-terrestrial interaction