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Particle Beam Dynamics

Advanced Accelerator Concepts and Applications Group



Dimensional Materials Laboratory

Location: 0300A Energy Research Facility
Phone: 301-405-6368
Faculty: Kevin Daniels

  • Synthesis and characterization of 2D materials
      •  Transition metal oxides
      •  Transition metal dichalcogenides
      •  Graphene
  • High selectivity sensors
      •  Chemical
      •  Biological
      •  Environmental
  • Energy storage
      •  Sodium and magnesium batteries
      •  Microbial fuel cells
  • Devices
      •  Flexible
      •  Electrical
      •  Optical




Intense Laser Matter Interactions

Location: 0112 Energy Research Facility
Phone: 301-405-4816
Faculty: Howard Milchberg

  • Atomic and plasma dynamics in relativistically intense laser fields
  • Laser-driven particle accelerators
  • Coherence and incoherent laser-driven x-ray generation and applications
  • Studies in highly nonperturbative nonlinear optics
  • Intense laser-cluster interactions
  • State-of-the-art high-energy femtosecond and picosecond laser development
  • Optical, x-ray, and fast particle diagnostic development




Laboratory for Ultra Fast Optical Science (UFOs)

Location: 0130 Energy Research Facility
Phone: 301-405-4993
Faculty: Ki-Yong Kim

  • Ultrafast terahertz science
  • Intense laser interaction with atoms, solids, and plasmas
  • Ultrafast nano-optics and surface plasmonics
  • High-energy-density laboratory plasma physics
  • Tabletop particle acceleration and radiation generation




Maryland NanoCenter

Location: 2304 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
Phone: 301-405-2949
Faculty: Sang Bok Lee

  • FabLab - Class 1000 research cleanroom
  • AIMLab - electron microscopy instruments




Quantum Photonics Laboratory

Location: 0205A Energy Research Facility
Phone: 301-405-8369
Faculty: Edo Waks

  • Nanophotonic devices
      •  Photonic crystal structures
      •  Quantum dots and semiconductor nanocrystals
      •  Integrated photonics
  • Quantum optics
      •  Photon number generation
      •  Nonclassical light
      •  Cavity quantum electrodynamics
  • Quantum information processing
     •  Quantum cryptography
     •  Quantum computing
     •  Long distance quantum networking



Materials and Interface

Materials and Interface Nanotechnology

Location: 0145 Energy Research Facility
Phone: 301-405-4979
Faculty: Oded Rabin

  • Directed self-assembly of silver nanocubes for SERS (Raman) sensing
  • Bulk nanostructures as improved thermoelectric materials
  • Eutectic nanowires - structure and transport
  • Nanoparticle formulations for x-ray tomography (medical imaging)
  • Nanofluidic channels



Nonlinear Dynamics

Nonlinear Dynamics Research



Photonics Research Lab

Photonics Research Laboratory

Location: 2135 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
Phone: 301-405-0698
Faculty: Thomas E. Murphy

  • Exploring new devices and techniques that improve the speed, sensitivity,
    resolution, and efficiency of optical communication and sensor systems
  • Integrated optics, nanophotonic devices, optical sensors
  • Terahertz generation, nonlinear optics, ultrafast optics
  • Nonlinear dynamics, optical communication systems



Pinshan Luan

Plasma Processing of Materials

Location: 0113 Energy Research Facility
Phone: 301-405-5005
Faculty: Gottlieb Oehrlein

  • Low-temperature plasma science and technology
  • Real-time plasma and surface diagnostics
  • Plasma-surface Interactions
  • Physics and chemistry of micro- and nanostructure fabrication
  • Atomic layer processing
  • Plasma wall interactions for fusion plasmas



Plasma Theory Group

Plasma Theory Group

Location: A.V. Williams Building/Third Floor



Radiation Facilities

University of Maryland Radiation Facilities

Location: 2303 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Bldg.
Phone: 301-405-4952
Faculty: Timothy Koeth

  • 250 kW TRIGA reactor
  • Neutron imaging station
  • Dry-cell, panaramic gamma irradiator
  • Varian clinac-6 linear accelerator



MURI-2014: Collaborative Research on Novel High Power Sources for and Physics of Ionospheric Modification, Principal Investigator - Prof. Thomas Antonsen
MURI-2007: Exploiting Nonlinear Dynamics for Novel Sensor Networks, Principal Investigator - Prof. Edward Ott
MURI-2001: Microwave and Chaos Effects on Electronics, Principal Investigator - Prof. Victor Granatstein

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