Atoms — Editors


Dr. James F. Babb
Institute for Theoretical Atomic and Molecular Physics, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
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Interests: atomic and molecular structure; astrophysical applications of atomic and molecular physics; Casimir; relativistic; and quantum electrodynamics effects in atoms and molecules; long-range forces
Dr. Hyun-Kyung Chung
Associate Editor
International Atomic Energy Agency, Atomic and Molecular Data Unit, Nuclear Data Section, P.O. Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, Austria
Interests: atomic, molecular and plasma-surface interaction data for fusion applications; atomic processes in plasmas; non-LTE kinetics in plasmas; radiative properties of hot dense matter; plasma spectroscopy modeling
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Editorial Board

Dr. Kanti M. Aggarwal
Astrophysics Research Centre, School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland, UK
Interests: theoretical atomic physics; calculations of energy levels, transition radiative rates, lifetimes, collision strengths, and excitation rates for a wide range of atomic systems; data evaluation and application for analysis of astrophysical plasmas
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Bentz
Department of Physics, School of Science, Tokai University, 4-1-1 Kitakaname, Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa 259-1292, Japan
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Interests: nuclear physics (theory): 1. hadronic physics:- quark substructure of hadrons and nuclei, structure functions and fragmentation functions of hadrons and nuclei, matter at high density and temperature, compact stars; 2. nuclear structure physics:- nuclear magnetic moments, giant electric and magnetic resonances, sum rules
Dr. Anand K. Bhatia
Heliophysics Science Division, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA
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Interests: scattering and annihilation of positrons and electrons; Feshbach resonances; Photoionization of atoms; muonic physics; Rydberg states; excitation of ions by electron and proton impact their applications to astrophysics; Photoionization; atomic structure calculations; Lamb shift
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Positron Scattering and Annihilation with Atoms and Molecules including Emerging New Resonances and their Applications in other Systems
Prof. Dr. Michael Brunger
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA Australia
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Interests: electron and positron scattering from atoms and molecules - scattering cross sections and dynamics; electron momentum sptroscopy and dynamical (e,2e) spectroscopy; experimentalist; The role of electron-driven processes in plasmas, both laboratory and planetary (earth, venus, mars, moons and comets); computer simulations
Prof. Dr. Himadri Chakraborty
Department of Natural Sciences, D.L. Hubbard Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri 64468, USA
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Interests: theoretical AMO physics; photoabsorption of atoms, fullerenes, endofullerenes; photoemission time delay; relaxation/thermalization of hot electrons in fullerene systems; positronium formation; ion-surface charge transfer collisions
Prof. Fang Fang
National Institute of Metrology, Chaoyang Dist, Beijing 100029, P.R.China
Interests: atomic clock
Prof. Dr. Robert C. Forrey
Department of Physics, Penn State University at Berks, Reading, PA 19610-6009, USA
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Interests: atomic and molecular collisions; non-equilibrium dynamics and kinetics; ultracold, astrophysical, and industrial applications of atomic and molecular theory
Dr. Jonathan Goldwin
Midlands Ultracold Atom Research Centre, School of Physics and Astronomy University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
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Interests: cold atoms; optical lattices; quantum optics; cavity quantum electrodynamics.
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics with Ultracold Atoms
Prof. Dr. Ulrich D. Jentschura
Department of Physics, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1315 North Pine Street, Rolla MO65409, USA
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Interests: quantum electrodynamics and bound states; dynamic processes and laser physics; computational aspects of atomic physics; connections to quantum field theory and high-energy physics
Prof. Dr. Per Jönsson
School of Technology, Applied Mathematics Group, Malmö University, Sweden
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Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Critical Assessment of Theoretical Calculations of Atomic Structure and Transition Probabilities
Dr. Masatoshi Kajita
Space-Time Standard Lab, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 4-2-1 Nukui-Kitamachi, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8795, Japan
Interests: cold molecule, time & frequency measurement, quantum electronics, ion trap
Dr. Alexander Kramida
Atomic Spectroscopy Group, Quantum Measurement Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
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Interests: evaluation of energy levels, wavelengths, and transition probabilities in the spectra of beryllium and neon and spectra of all stages of ionization of tungsten
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Special Issue: Critical Assessment of Theoretical Calculations of Atomic Structure and Transition Probabilities
Dr. Oxana Mishina
Theoretical Physics Department, Saarland University, Saarbuecken, Germany
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Interests: quantum optics and atomic physics; quantum memory for light; quantum information in continuous variables; cavity QED with ultracold atoms
Prof. Dr. Amy Mullin
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
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Interests: collisional and reactive dynamics of high energy molecules; optical centrifuge for molecules; molecules in strong optical fields; surface-enhanced optical phenomena; high-resolution time-resolved optical spectroscopy
Dr. Primoz Pelicon
Department of Low and Medium Energy Physics, Microanalytical Center (MIC), Institutu Jožef Stefan (IJS), SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Interests: radiation detection; radiation-solid interactions; analytical techniques based on atomic and nuclear collisions; fusion; X-ray optics and detection; experimental atomic physics
Dr. Gordon Robb
Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde, Scotland, UK
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Interests: BECs and Cold Atoms; Light-Matter Interactions
Prof. Dr. Akbar Salam
Department of Chemistry, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7486, USA
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Interests: molecular quantum electrodynamics; resonance energy transfer; Casimir, Casimir-Polder and van der Waals interactions; molecular and optical chirality
Dr. Eric R. Scerri
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
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Interests: philosophy of science; philosophy of chemistry; foundations of chemistry
Prof. Dr. Yutaka Shikano
Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro, Tokyo 153-8904, Japan
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Interests: quantum theory and foundations; quantum tunneling; quantum information; quantum simulation; nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR); electron spin resonance (ESR)
Prof. Dr. Fedor Simkovic
1 Department of Physics and Biophysics, Comenius University, Mlynska dolina, SK-842 48 Bratislava, Slovakia
2 Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, JINR Dubna, RU-141980 Dubna, Moscow region, Russia
Interests: neutrino mass; Majorana neutrinos; lepton number violation; single beta decay; electron capture; neutrinoless double beta decay; double electron capture; nuclear structure; quasiparticle random phase approximation; proton-neutron pairing
Prof. Giancarlo Calvanese Strinati
Division of Physics, School of Science and Technology, University of Camerino, 62032 Camerino (MC), Italy
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Interests: many-body theory; superfluidity/superconductivity; ultra-cold atoms; Bose-Einstein condensation; BCS-BEC crossover
Dr. Elmar Träbert
Fakultät für Physik und Astronomie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany; Physics Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore CA, USA
Interests: experimental atomic physics; atomic physics with heavy-ion accelerators, storage rings and ion traps; spectroscopy and atomic lifetime measurements;laboratory astrophysics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Perspectives of Atomic Physics with Trapped Highly Charged Ions
Dr. Kirill Tuchin
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
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Interests: high energy particle and nuclear physics; strong interactions at high energy and temperature; perturbative and non-perturbative aspects of QCD; physics of highly intense fields
Prof. Dr. Salvador E. Venegas-Andraca
Tecnologico de Monterrey, Escuela de Ingenieria y Ciencias. Ave. Eugenio Garza Sada 2501, Monterrey, N.L., 64849, Mexico
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Interests: quantum walks; quantum algorithms; quantum annealing; quantum cryptography; quantum machine learning; quantum artificial intelligence and digital computer simulation of quantum algorithms
Prof. Dr. Deborah Watson
Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Oklahoma, 440 W. Brooks St., Norman, OK 73019, USA
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Interests: theoretical atomic and molecular physics; Bose-Einstein condensation; manybody theory

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